TANKA TAKE HOME - 27 October, 2021

Updated: Oct 27, 2021

hosts: Firdaus Parvez & Kala Ramesh



after the bushfire

we replenish the earth

seed by seed ...

the returning perfume

of golden wattles

— Susan Burch GUSTS # 33 Contemporary Tanka: spring/summer 20



What a lovely tanka about healing and rebuilding after suffering such devastation, 'the returning perfume of golden wattles' is a beautiful sensory image. I can almost smell it. We hope you are inspired to bring healing/rebuilding into your poems.

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