The Riverside (tanka)

By the riverside

She still waits to say goodbye

To a love she met

Many happy smiles ago

There along the riverside

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Still waiting . . . Ahh.

Perfect imagery.

Voted up +++ and sharing

Blessings, Faith Reaper

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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

I like these tankas. You might have made a convert. :)

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dghbrh 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

So much said with so less. Heart is here you have blended sure. And what an imagery to go with ! Many shares and votes all +++++++

God bless you

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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

I'm into your tanka also -so economical and so meaningful...

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dallaswriter 4 years ago from North Carolina

This was beautiful and to the point. The picture is what really stands out with the words. I would have loved to have read more... I will watch for your next creation :) Blessings...

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dailytop10 4 years ago from Davao City

Wonderful! Thank you for sharing my friend.

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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

This is beautiful, Martin. But then, I expect nothing less from you. You are the master, indeed!

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Joanne M Olivieri 4 years ago

Ah, just beautifully written and expressed. The photo is perfect for the tanka. Nicely done. Voted up!

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rexy 4 years ago

really sweet... nice photo..

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kj force 4 years ago from Florida

Mhatter99....beautifully written..simple and many lovers sit and wait...

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Now this is sheer beauty. Great job, Martin.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. This was just lovely.

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picklesandrufus 3 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

Very nice. Reminds me of the old song "Brandy".

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Beautiful picture and words as always Martin.


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