Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Enamored

enamored
of this stained-glass panel
till it strikes me . . .
the image only shimmers
with sunlight behind it

—Atlas Poetica, #14, March 2013
location: a garden shop, Navasota, Texas

6 comments:

  1. What a lovely nuanced message in this - very cool - little tanka. This one is very special, Janet.

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  2. The poem makes a subtle segue into metaphor--how many things need the sun behind them before we see them shine?

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  3. I agree with Wendy and Jenny. Brava, Janet!

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  4. thanks for the feedback, wendy, jennifer, and jenny!

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  5. More than one meaning is possible here. A lovely tanka.

    Adelaide

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