Wake Up (tanka)

We all must wake up

With the choices which were made

The reasons aside

May become places to hide

Our courage to persevere

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Food for thought here, and I think, perhaps,I should persevere.

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida


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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

This is a very good one. Much courage to persevere!!

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Oh so true;great words.

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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

For sure, Martin, these are words will will all do well to heed. thank you for sharing this.

Angels are on the way to you :) ps

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

How very true..Cheers..

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Mama Kim 8 3 years ago

I would be surprised to find anyone who wouldn't find this rings true for them. Great work M ^_^ voting a bunch!

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

So very true before all of nature's beauty fades away.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

It's so much easier sometimes to give up and not persevere, but if we continue on the rewards are great. Delightful little poem.

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DREAM ON 3 years ago

So true right on target.To go on or maybe just crawl under the covers in fear.

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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Tanka is a beautiful poetry form. I just loved your work.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Perseverance is truly the key

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

now THAT is one gorgeous view, M!

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kj force 3 years ago from Florida

Defintely something to think about....the life choices we made..

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