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Dark Was The Night (tanka)

Updated on August 11, 2017

So dark was the night

Whose echoed silence would claim

The moon’s bitter light

Upon a warm crimson stream

Which flowed into a gutter


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    • Mark Tulin profile image

      Mark Tulin 8 weeks ago from Santa Barbara, California

      Love the imagery. Good choice with the graphic.

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      GlenR 6 months ago from UK

      Nice one, Martin

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      Ann Carr 6 months ago from SW England

      What a dramatic photo! Love the poem; it says such a lot and sets a scene for a story.