Thursday, 15 January 2009

a face
from the distant past
and again
this sense of how things
could have been

Blithe Spirit V18 No4 December 2008

2 comments:

Liam Wilkinson said...

I think, of all the kinds of poetry I've attempted, tanka has been best for expressing the frustration of time's passing. Longer poetry often labours these kinds of fleeting points.

Wonderful poem, Paul.

Paul Smith said...

Thank you Liam. It's funny how a chance meeting can raise all kinds of thoughts and emotions and without doubt tanka is the best tool (for me) to express them.