Tag Archives: Tanka

Dignity – A Tanka

sun tired of gray skies hides within the gold of trees life in perspective red and brown trace blood and land bareness minds our age to death Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Advertisements

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Prime Mover

rolling in the night endless roads mile after mile unforeseen road blocks conveying precious cargo darkness pulls to light of day Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Utopia

Three brains on two feet Limbs below, heads scraping clouds Souls in mirrors gleam Beyond domesticity Made for creativity Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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In God’s Country – A Tanka

God’s land is far-flung, Upon mortal signs posted I’m illiterate In a world one moon, one sun, Sounding out humanity. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This was written for The Daily Post prompt: Country.

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A Broken Bond

His hands are colder Than ice in winter shadows. Loves me not, nor waits. Why run from me Father Time? Is it because I kill thee? Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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