Thursday, 16 September 2010

watching a moth
hit the window again and again -
that's how it felt
all those years, trying
to get through to you

Take Five Volume 2 - Best Contemporary Tanka 2009

7 comments:

S said...

smudged
crystal
between

Kristin Riggs said...

I've never seen frustration so beautifully expressed. Very nice!!!

bazza said...

I don't think there is any other medium except poetry where one can express something like this so succintly.
I agree with Kristin's comment.

Paul Smith said...

Hi S, Kristin and bazza, thanks for stopping by and leaving such generous comments.

haikuproject said...

There is somebody I want to say this to right now. :) Thanks, Paul.

haikuproject said...

There is somebody I want to say this to right now. :) Thanks, Paul.

Paul Smith said...

haikuproject, I am pleased this poem spoke to you. Thank you for dropping by.