Saturday, 4 July 2009

somewhere
beyond the stars
I imagine you
gently calling
my name

Modern English Tanka V3 No4 Summer 2009

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8 comments:

Frank Williams said...

This is a very sensitive tanka Paul...

Laure said...

paul, your interior comes through so well here.

Paul Smith said...

Thank you Frank and Laure, this poem has a special resonance for me. I am glad it spoke to you both.

John McDonald said...

enjoyed this Paul
john

Paul Smith said...

Thank you John, I'm glad you enjoyed this.

Devika said...

very nice, Paul
love the romantic nuances, but am also reminded of my father, and grandfather, here :)

wishes,
devika

Editor said...

Romantic, soft, I love it

I really have to remember to breathe when I read your poetry.

-Raquel, Founder
Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine

Paul Smith said...

Raquel, I am deeply moved by your comment 'I really have to remember to breathe when I read your poetry.' Thank you so much.