From the collection published in 2022, Writing Notebook 2021.
the frame and the glass
the sill the latch the sash cord
they construct the view –
none of these I see but through.
It’s you I look for. It’s you.
wind their way
stamped dark with ink inscribing
spells cast on the page
4 thoughts on “Tanka 255, Shadorma 355”
255 is another one of my favorites. Distilled and complete. (K)
Thank you. I remember writing this one and feeling satisfied (which I don’t often do) that my words matched how I felt and said it correctly and succinctly.
It’s a keeper.
Both of these are good. I can’t think of a word to convey their appropriateness….
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