Thursday, 20 September 2012

"Midwinter Solstice Tanka"

Midwinter solstice
There is ice upon the ground
But the Jackdaw waits

When the sparrows leave the feeder
There will still be seed enough


Slipping adroitly
Between sunshine and showers
I walk the Beach Path

Sunlight warm against my neck
Avoiding icy puddles

Copyright © Res JFB 22nd December 2009

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