Garden Of His Days (tanka)

Looking at garden

The symbol of his days’ work

The blossoms and tears

Searching deep within his heart

Was it worth it after all





Note: If you look closely at Arlene's arm you will see the rash caused by the stress of success.

Arlene and I at my BIG installation.

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Oh, what a lovely couple! Beautiful tanka.

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God bless, Faith Reaper

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suzettenaples 3 years ago from Taos, NM

Beautiful tanka and beautiful couple! I like this photo best of all.

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James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

Top notch,lovely and thought provoking poem!Sir Martin, look down at the picture below.I wonder why do you have that eye there lol

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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

The answer to that, at least for me, is yes, it is always worth it...and it is always worth it for me to read your sharings...

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Have a lovely day, my friend Martin

Angels are on the way :) ps

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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

I liked the tanka, and even more the couple.

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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

wonderfully done :)

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Lovely tanka to match a lovely couple -

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful couple. Garden of his days...Lovely..

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Just wonderful. You made a very lovely and happy couple.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Love the photo. Happy memories.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Great poem and a wonderful photo. Thanks for sharing, Martin.

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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

Beautiful couple and wonderful tanka!!! Thanks so much for sharing. Blessings to you both.

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