Sunday, 5 April 2009

walking
through autumn leaves
I see the future
on an elemental level
as certain

Modern English Tanka V3 No3 Spring 2009

7 comments:

Frank Williams said...

This is lovely tanka Paul.The 4th line seems to just pull the whole poem neatly together.

Paul Smith said...

Cheers Frank.

Alan Summers said...

Wonderful!

all my best,
Alan
With Words Online Haiku Competition
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p.s.
I might have something lined up for Birmingham next year so watch this space! ;-)

John McDonald said...

great stuff Paul

john

Paul Smith said...

Alan & John thank you for your kind comments.

Beryl Singleton Bissell said...

sublimely simple and packing a profound punch.

Paul Smith said...

Thank you so much Beryl, it is good to know when a poem speaks deeply.