Tagged: tanka

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, enough brain cells have
mutinied, kept me

awake for as long as they
needed to get this message out
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: mutinied

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this moment in time

this moment in time
is a tried-and-true recipe –
to a heaping spoon

of have-nots, stir in a warm cup
of fear, add a pinch of dogma
.
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in the autumn of

in the autumn of
our days, we will be lost in
dazzling beauty –

the late noon sun will shine just so,
obscuring the tenuousness

.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: tenuousness

for the moment, we

for the moment, we
are oarless, drifting in our
particular brand

of hope, altogether one
nation, innumerous tribes
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: hope

during this part of

during this part of
our journey, we will tire, some
will abandon their

posts, there will be whispers of
mutiny, we will all thirst for home
.
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at the stables, the

at the stables, the
horses are impersonating
each other – molly

hides in reeves’ stall, pretends to
be an attention-monger
.
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maybe there were three

maybe there were three
more sirens than there used to be
in the middle of

the night, even in brooklyn, we
started counting, newly alert
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: alert