Monday, 18 January 2010

no need
to wave today dad
these words
from my five year old
I carry their weight all day

Modern English Tanka V3 No1 Autumn 2008

8 comments:

Devika said...

It is touching...makes me want to know more, Paul...i mean, if its okay,

wishes,
devika

Frank Williams said...

A beautifully evocative tanka Paul...

Kristin Riggs said...

Wiping a tear. I know that feeling...

tiny pink backpack
rounds the corner to a place
where I'm not needed-
longing for the days
of the pink blanket

Dave Serjeant said...

oh boy - I know that feeling!

Paul Smith said...

Thank you all for your comments (and poems) I'm really pleased that this spoke.

John McDonald said...

lovely stuff Paul
john

Margie said...

So beautiful and touching!

Paul Smith said...

Hi John & Margie, thanks for dropping by and leaving your comments.