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Memory’s Tears (tanka)

Updated on June 19, 2013

Sweet memory’s tears

In the river of a life

The ebbs and the flows

Along the currents of time

Until they return at last



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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful and moving. Great pic.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Very deep and so true!

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      Eric T. Shortridge 4 years ago from MidWest

      beautiful... so much depth in this piece... and the photo is perfect

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I've never heard of a tanka either, but this is beautiful!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Your tanka is fantastic! I am getting the urge to write one. The picture is perfect..

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      travmaj 5 years ago from australia

      I like your tanka very much - good work and beautiful words and imagery.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Never heard of this form of poetry (tanka) but you pulled this off magnificently.

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      Valleypoet 5 years ago

      This flows , quite literally...nicely done buddy :-))