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Upon equinox

#Haiku Happenings #3: NRK’s latest #tanka for my current #Haikai Challenge!

songs for now

Tanka: 3/20 forsythia/ Equinox I


Upon equinox
This magical spring anew
Memories abound
Fresh air mornings & mournings
Moons & beginnings sing songs

© Niliema Karkhanis


For Frank J. Tassone’s Hakai Challenge


Authour’s notes:poem 17/30 fora month of poetry 2021.

The haikai I chose to write here is a spring equinox themed tanka. The tanka poem has a 5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7 syllabic structure.


Featured photo by Micheile Henderson from Unsplash


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