Posts Tagged ‘tanka’

sylph

November 29, 2009

newborn winter sky ~
inexorable darkness ~
earth’s dream pervades ~
night sylph slips through my window ~
cool air caresses my hands

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floating

November 24, 2009

opening my eyes ~
forgetting, floating away ~
a river of thoughts ~
awakening once again ~
i find that i am drowning

cup

November 22, 2009

thirst for pure water ~
I am the receiving cup ~
pure receptacle ~
struggling to banish poison ~
even as I taste its sweetness

integral

October 31, 2009

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fallen leaf touched ~
summer reminiscent ~
slips into winter ~
without longing for the branch ~
integral child of the earth

heart

October 25, 2009

relinquish desire ~
every luminous tear ~
my open heart bleeds ~
in each drop the universe ~
barbed wire fence of fear falls