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Found Poetry #Tanka Tuesday

#Haiku Happenings #4: Reena Saxena’s latest found #tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 209!

Reena Saxena

Art by Harry Clarke

I walk the same routes
I retrace multiple times
This puzzles people –
I walk to think more clearly
ever-changing, renewing

The above ‘found poem’ is derived from the piece here

Original Paragraphs

When I walk — which I do every day, as basic sanity-maintenance, whether in the forest or the cemetery or the city street — I walk the same routes, walk along loops, loops I often retrace multiple times in a single walk. This puzzles people. Some simply don’t get the appeal of such recursiveness. Others judge it as dull. But I walk to think more clearly, which means to traverse the world with ever-broadening scope of attention to reality, ever-widening circles of curiosity, ever-deepening interest in the ceaselessly flickering constellation of details within and without. In this respect, walking is a lot like love — for one human being to love…

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