Category Archives: Tanka

Autumn’s Death

The bear called winter Crouches, waiting to advance Silently it preys Upon a hapless autumn Conquering a season spent

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Freedoms Price

Bodies raining down A nations heart ripped open Savage flames assail Tomorrows, lost in ashes The blade of hate has spoken The stain of  9/11 will be forever in our hearts.  It was the day a vicious wound was inflicted … Continue reading

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Footsteps in the hall Hiding in my darkened room Smell his liquored breath Please don’t daddy, I’ll be good Please don’t hurt me anymore

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Moonlit Dreams

Behind shuttered eyes Visions of a mystic place Drifting aimlessly Somewhere out in nether space Moonlit dreams caress my face In his golden halls Hypnos sits upon his throne Master of my mind My dreams are not mine alone Moonlit dreams … Continue reading

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