Saturday, 28 August 2010

in her presence
words stumble
down the stairs
of my tongue
like elephants

5 comments:

Frank said...

A very elegant tanka, Paul...

lissa said...

words coming down heavy but light with thoughts? wonderful thought you have planted here

Alan Summers said...

Another beautiful tanka! ;-)

all my best,

Alan
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jason evans said...

Love that!

Paul Smith said...

Thank you all for taking the time to comment.

This is a personal favourite of mine. The image is loaded with awkwardness, but also humour.