Posts tagged ‘tanka’

CCCXII

  slow down have a seat your heart is full of deceit hate controls your soul you cannot even sit still my advice is to just…

CMLXXVI-Tanka

Fiddler crab Moving back forth on beach sand Never stays with plan Has no control of wheel Flip Floppers never close deal   Back to HOME…

CMXC-Tanka

  Forty years ago The decades just come and go My father and me Fishing in Florida Keys Casting lines shooting the breeze   Back to…

CMXCVII-Tanka

  Winter migration Birds fly south for vacation Paddling canoe In Florida Everglades Watching colors on display   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

CMXCVIII-Tanka

  Crumbs on table Long ago became stale Drinking cold coffee Flip a coin to see who will leave You take take when I just please…

CMXCIX-Tanka

  Tried to play the game System rigged to keep all in chains When symphony stops I see just crushed toy blocks Dreams submerged in swamp…

Thai Prostitute-Tanka

  Patpong Cowboy Soi Dance go go how employed Four thousand Thai Baht Farang sleep with me I’m hot Left farm to hustle streets Bangkok  …

I love you-Tanka

Guess what I bought? A Bicycle built for two Jump on lets ride No worries we will find our stride Pedaling laughing so alive Back to…

Haiku #119

  Humble on my knees Casually pulling weeds My garden comforts me   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Iraq Insanity-Tanka

Iraq is long gone Sunnis, Shiites and the Kurds cannot get along Country will split into thirds As always people ones  hurt   Back to HOME…

My Man-Tanka

Easy going man Works hard and always lends hand Put’s food on table Quiet, honest and stable Yes, he is a real good man   Back…

The Affair-Tanka

We should not do this Marriage and careers at risk Just innocent kiss Our public lives complete bore Cannot stay away much more   Back to…

Man in his 50’s- Tanka

During my twenties I was extremely hungry Thirties and Forties Still chasing after money Now content and feel lucky   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #66

  Working heavy bag Stress drifts away from me like  helium balloon   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #57

  Walking down alley The man looks up to the moon Screaming we are fools   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #49

  Laying on the dunes Looking up at the full moon I begin to cry   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #46

  To control one’s life A person needs to train the mind to be relaxed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #45

  Winners have thick skin Do not care what people think March forward like horse   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Lasting Love – Tanka

  Seems like yesterday Thirty years with each other Inseparable He sometimes thinks she’s buggy She say’s he’s a full time job   Back to HOME…