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9 7 2014 spiderweb at dusk 1

kicking
the moth shreds her wings
scale-bare
on the spider’s lyre
– and i sing

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“Turn & drink of me or look away…& never more think of me.”

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exposed
without undressing
this heart
has nowhere left to hide
my feelings known to all

(c) Jane Reichhold
A Gift of Tanka

to Jane, with gratitude & respect
Namaste

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Linked to Carpe Diem
Crystal Cobweb
&
Lyre of Orpheus

24 thoughts on “kicking

    • Thanks Chevrefeuille 🙂
      All the pieces fell together with this tanka. And this is my favorite tanka from Jane Reichhold. Thank you for putting the two of us in touch 🙂
      Namaste —

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