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Lady’s Dreams (tanka)

Updated on May 30, 2013

Where did my dreams go

Wondered lady growing old

Beside her window

Then from street she heard child sing

As she closed her eyes and smiled


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful sentiments.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Memories come forth, no matter what age.

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      ocfireflies 4 years ago from North Carolina

      To say so much an such a few words is not easy. Beautifully executed.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Keep them coming and have a great weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Jose Velasquez 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      As we grow old it gets harder to dream. It's good that we have children to remind us.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This one brought a smile, she remembered...Beautiful!!!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Lovely little vignette! Truly beautiful.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Very beautiful my friend !

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very nice . . . love this!

      Blessings, Faith Reaper

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      a reflection.. a glimpse, a wonderful tanka

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Beautiful, Martin!

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      Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      More wonderful poetry. Happy to start reading it again.

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      Suzette Walker 4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Beautiful and poignant poem and I love the photo. Your poetic expressions are amazing.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Perfect in its simplicity...moving and touching, Martin. You never fail to amaze me...

      Sending you many Angels this morning. ps

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Perfect in its simplicity...moving and touching, Martin. You never fail to amaze me...

      Sending you many Angels this morning. ps

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      Romeos Quill 4 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      This verse is like a chair for the spirit of woman.

      Yours Sincerely,

      Romeo's Quill

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      Darrylmdavis 4 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

      I can smell the dust wrapped in daylight. Enjoyed it :-)

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

      Beautiful as ever. Sharing and votes up

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      Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      How touching and wonderful! I love the photo you chose. Thank you and voted up, awesome, beautiful and sharing.

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      shanmarie 4 years ago

      Dreams have come again in the form of youth.

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      Theresa Ast 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Very nice Tanka and the picture is just perfect. Beautifully done.