Lady’s Dreams (tanka)

Where did my dreams go

Wondered lady growing old

Beside her window

Then from street she heard child sing

As she closed her eyes and smiled


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phdast7 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

Very nice Tanka and the picture is just perfect. Beautifully done.


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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

Dreams have come again in the form of youth.


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vocalcoach 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

How touching and wonderful! I love the photo you chose. Thank you and voted up, awesome, beautiful and sharing.


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dghbrh 3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Beautiful as ever. Sharing and votes up


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Darrylmdavis 3 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

I can smell the dust wrapped in daylight. Enjoyed it :-)


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Romeos Quill 3 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

This verse is like a chair for the spirit of woman.

Yours Sincerely,

Romeo's Quill


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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Perfect in its simplicity...moving and touching, Martin. You never fail to amaze me...

Sending you many Angels this morning. ps


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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Perfect in its simplicity...moving and touching, Martin. You never fail to amaze me...

Sending you many Angels this morning. ps


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suzettenaples 3 years ago from Taos, NM

Beautiful and poignant poem and I love the photo. Your poetic expressions are amazing.


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Michele Travis 3 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

More wonderful poetry. Happy to start reading it again.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Beautiful, Martin!


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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

a reflection.. a glimpse, a wonderful tanka


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very nice . . . love this!

Blessings, Faith Reaper


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Very beautiful my friend !


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely little vignette! Truly beautiful.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

This one brought a smile, she remembered...Beautiful!!!


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PHILLYDREAMER 3 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

As we grow old it gets harder to dream. It's good that we have children to remind us.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Keep them coming and have a great weekend.

Eddy.


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

To say so much an such a few words is not easy. Beautifully executed.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Memories come forth, no matter what age.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Wonderful sentiments.

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