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Behind The Magic (tanka)

Updated on January 29, 2015

Behind the magic

The luster and the wonder

Which brought so much Joy

Was all the work and the tears

Behind the glorious show


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      truthfornow 4 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      So much in so few words. Nicely done. You have a talent.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Great tanka, I can feel the magic in the image and your words; beautifully done.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very lovely tanka and perfect image!

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Sentimentally wonderful.

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      Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      A thoughtful and tender tanka, Martin...thank you.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Truly beautiful!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      The magic of the ups and downs of a love that lasts a life-time.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Absolutely so.....and that is what makes the joy so much more precious.

      Love this

      Voted up++++ and shared and pinned :) ps

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      dreamseeker2 4 years ago

      Short, but sweet my friend. : ) Had to be voted up!

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Very nice, Martin!

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      Cat 4 years ago from New York


      Tis better to have hard work and tears lead to joy and luster then joy and luster simply turning into tears and dimness. Beautiful as always!


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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida


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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Beautiful!I am sure the glorious days comes only after a long patience,many sacrifices and fighting to keep love alive and warm.

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      Jennifer 4 years ago from New Jersey

      i agree about the picture ! It enhances the piece.

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      Shelley Watson 4 years ago

      How beautiful the words, how lovely the picture that captures the feelings. Up, interesting and beautiful.

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      travmaj 4 years ago from australia

      This is great - your tanka has captured a lifetime and all it encompasses.

      I feel the magic too...

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      I feel the magic Mhatter....:)