Heart, burned

the flames still dancing
licking the engorged black coals
making love to death
embers fighting for freedom
and then their glow will turn grey

Tanka 5,7,5,7,7 written for one stop poetry’s Form monday

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15 responses to “Heart, burned

  1. as always with your words, Shan, this is stunning! i don’t know why, but i’d never tried tanka before. i love it! love you, too! ♥

  2. Pingback: beautiful poetry from Repressed Soul via Musings and Smatterings | haiku love songs·

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