Tag: poetry

“the screech…” a #tanka (6/22/22)

6/22/22: overhead the screechof a hawk flyingoverheadthe sudden departureof the backyard squirrels #tanka #micropoetry #poetry

Solstice Sorrow

First light arrives before five in the morning. The birdsongs arrive with it. A cacophony of twittering, and avian arias, shatter my sleep, and any hopes of returning to it. By afternoon, however, a scattering of songs—at well-spaced intervals—may arise. This abundance of radiance—so close to the end […]