From Wikipedia, some facts about the cicadas assaulting out ears in some portions of America:Continue reading “Nature (tanka)”
“Iglish”: palm-burst noise
City garden cries havoc
Blunt carpe diem
Inbred posturing front rows
Masks of covetous fury.
The English tanka form has a 5-7-5-7-7 syllabic structure and is written from the poet's point of view. Update: I think I counted right on a do-over of the second and third lines a day later and a tanka shorter! 😅 For Colleen's Weekly Tanka Tuesday Challenge and Cee's FOTD challenge.
The late heather blooms
In wild array, scent chill fogs
Fall’s breeze, through mists, bogs
Take hold of moors, mount the heights,
Stay, watch summer’s sweet demise.