Friday, October 21, 2016

The thin ring

the thin ring
she won't let anyone
remove …
even though she's long past
recalling its history


—American Tanka, August 2016: Issue 27

4 comments:

  1. Poignant and touching - the pivot line: beautiful and nuanced ... superb, really.

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  2. A poignant poem that hints at the deeper ways of knowing that are retained even when explicit memories are lost.

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  3. Instinct, sometimes stronger than memory

    Adelaide

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  4. Thank you, Wendy, Jenny, and Adelaide.

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