From tiny beginnings to oceans I discovered the world in words

16 days into April

going home from the doctors
he offers her his bus seat-
she carries tomorrow
Elaine Patricia Morris (c) 2019
#haiku #tanshi #shortform

Comments on: "16 days into April" (5)

  1. hmmm… “…Instead, traditional Japanese poetry is given rhythm by writing to a pattern of … style poetry, or free verse), and tanka, which he renamed tanshi (short poetry).”

    So is there a difference between tanka and tanshi? Ah just three short lines without syllable counts. Is that it? With a twist in the last ‘ending or terminal line’ 😉 Nice.

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