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Upon equinox

Tanka: 3/20 forsythia/ Equinox I

Upon equinox

This magical spring anew

Memories abound

Fresh air morning dew mournings

Moons & beginnings sing songs

© Niliema Karkhanis

Authour’s notes: poem 17/30 for a month of poetry 2021. The haikai I chose to write here is a spring equinox themed tanka. The tanka poem has a 5 […]

Upon equinox

Upon equinox

Tanka: 3/20 forsythia/ Equinox I


Upon equinox
This magical spring anew
Memories abound
Fresh air morning dew mournings
Moons & beginnings sing songs

© Niliema Karkhanis


For Frank J. Tassone’s Hakai Challenge


Authour’s notes: poem 17/30 for a month of poetry 2021.

The haikai I chose to write here is a spring equinox themed tanka. The tanka poem has a 5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7 syllabic structure.


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