Tanka: Mute Utterance

thawing snow, moist eyes
stormy new moon, starry night
sensing your heart beat

remote caress, motionless
endearing utterance, mute

Tanka is a form of Japanese poetry, similar to Haiku, but older and consisting of 5-7-5-7-7 Syllables.

submitted to Poetry Potluck, thanks Jingle for hosting 🙂

10 thoughts on “Tanka: Mute Utterance

  1. amazing, welcome and have fun, A++

    support by visiting a dozen entries starting from the latest one, go backwards, 226, 225, 244, ….217..

    your input is appreciated.

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  2. Greetings!

    Thanks for the lovely contribution to potluck on week 25,

    week 26 is open NOW, we treasury your poetry

    And hope to see you in shortly…old poems are welcome!

    xoxox

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