Tanka

giving up

on her young life

heedlessly…

a jigsaw puzzle parents

struggle to assemble 


(Eucalypt issue 22, 2017)

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Tanka

washing rice

the way you used to

I remember the smile 

that curved on your lips

when you called my name


***


following me

the creek in the bush

at my tired pause

it too becomes one 

with the trees


(Red Lights Vol. 13, No. 2 June 2017)

#51

welcome to issue 51 of hedgerow. as always, grateful to contributors & readers alike. october’s resident artist is Alexis Rotella. find out more about the artist behind the art here — https://hedgerowpoems.wordpress.com/poet-artist-in-conversation/   with love & kindness.   https://www.facebook.com/hedgerowpoems https://www.facebook.com/wildflowerpoetrypress       no moon tonight in darkness I see your true colours Rachel Sutcliffe, […]

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