A Fairy Child on the Brink of Womanhood

She dwells in secret, contemplating her destiny A mere child, but she’s seen 1000 seasons. She lives forever in the mists of obscurity Immersed in nature, learning all the reasons For spring, summer, fall, winter for eternity. She grows slowly and knows Mother Nature; Her Mother, goddess, friend,  who nurtures Her to womanhood to become […]

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Forging Our Luck – A Haibun/Tanka

Originally posted on Katja Rammer:
It’s time for the weekly poetry challenge, brought to you by Colleen (77th installment.) This week’s (non)prompt words were CHARM and TIME. I’ve done a lot of Tanka poems recently, but today I opted for the Haibun form, this time a double Tanka reflecting the prose. Enjoy!  Picture: Schiessentümpel waterfall, Mullerthal, Luxembourg; IR-June 2017 ~Forging…

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