Category Archives: tanka

humidity

It’s not raining yet

but I swear to you, as the

sun pushes through thin

tiers of cloud, you can see

what moisture the air holds up.


lethargy advice

when lethargy calls,

if you can possibly drag

yourself away from

that which is apparently

important, take to your bed.


lines of thought

straight lines are tiresome

I welcome all distractions

go with the tangent

who knows what we’ll uncover

when thoughts go down rabbit holes


typewriter tanka

when pretending your

Macbook is a typewriter

be sure to select

a suitable font and make

a bell sound as each line ends


palm tree tanka

you don’t hear the sound

that silence before the fall

only with the break

that crack of separation

the sound of one frond dropping