Behind The Magic (tanka)

Behind the magic

The luster and the wonder

Which brought so much Joy

Was all the work and the tears

Behind the glorious show

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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

I feel the magic Mhatter....:)

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

This is great - your tanka has captured a lifetime and all it encompasses.

I feel the magic too...

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CyberShelley 3 years ago

How beautiful the words, how lovely the picture that captures the feelings. Up, interesting and beautiful.

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Theater girl 3 years ago from New Jersey

i agree about the picture ! It enhances the piece.

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James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

Beautiful!I am sure the glorious days comes only after a long patience,many sacrifices and fighting to keep love alive and warm.

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York


Tis better to have hard work and tears lead to joy and luster then joy and luster simply turning into tears and dimness. Beautiful as always!


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Very nice, Martin!

dreamseeker2 3 years ago

Short, but sweet my friend. : ) Had to be voted up!

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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Absolutely so.....and that is what makes the joy so much more precious.

Love this

Voted up++++ and shared and pinned :) ps

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

The magic of the ups and downs of a love that lasts a life-time.

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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Truly beautiful!

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marcoujor 3 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

A thoughtful and tender tanka, Martin...thank you.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Sentimentally wonderful.

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very lovely tanka and perfect image!

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper

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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Great tanka, I can feel the magic in the image and your words; beautifully done.

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truthfornow 3 years ago from New Orleans, LA

So much in so few words. Nicely done. You have a talent.

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