Tuesday, 1 December 2009

"Exile Tanka"

As winter storms in
My little mimosa tree
Sports shivering blooms

The collared dove warms her feet
Dreaming of Southern Sunshine.

Far from the mountains
Where sages lived forever
My heart grows older

Remembering younger days
And weeping dark bamboo tears.

Copyright © Res JFB 25th November 2009

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