by the spring

by the spring

we stood in saffron
and lay in slate, awoke on
earth rich and damp with
morning’s breath, dew coating skin
young grass tickling nape and toes

© hannah t

Published in: on January 16, 2011 at 1:22 am  Comments (10)  

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  1. Enjoyed the tanka–thank you.

    • You’re very welcome Miriam, and thank you. Your blog is wonderful.

  2. A very nice read indeed.. Thank you for sharing this.. :)

    I sincerely invite you to join our 18th potluck beginning this Sunday, Hope to see you at
    Week 18 Theme: Languages, Signs and Symbol. Poets , especially First Time Participants are also welcome to share old poems or poems unrelated to our theme..
    Let me know if you have questions…hope to see you in… Your participation delights us, keep writing, and keep sharpening your talent … xoxox

    • Hi Olivia :) Thank you for the comment and the invitation. This will be my first poetry potluck – looking forward to the experience. See you at Jingle Poetry :)

  3. awww fresh! :)
    Happy potluck!

    • Thanks Lynnaima! Happy potluck to you too :)

  4. super smart writing…


    • Thank you, Jingle :)

  5. I LOVE this piece… you took me right to a great place on this cold dreay wintry Ohio morning. Thank you!

    • Thank you, and welcome, Scott :) Hope you stay in that great place all day!

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