Strokes Upon A Heart (tanka)

Searching for a voice

Which was heard so long ago

Strokes upon a heart

Just to find it always there

Drowned out by a world of noise

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Sometimes you need to close your eyes and shut the world out in order to hear. Love this, Martin.

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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

I love your ability to capture just the moment.


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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

Interesting and poignant. I also thought your choice of photograph was brilliant, and matched perfectly.

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Great words!

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bearnmom 3 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

I needed the picture to tell me the meaning behind the words. Good one.

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retired06 3 years ago from Oregon, USA

Very good poem and picture!

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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Indeed, indeed. Nice work Martin.

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Loved this, The picture tells the story well...

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

That picture was so perfect.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

What an amazing image! And just right for your poem.

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Your blend of words is captivating.

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