stuck in the knot-hole
of an oak
dies a few days after –
I'm alone in this attic
published in Pirene's Fountain, Vol. 4, Issue 9, April 2011
To the Lighthouse: Sensing Tanka: Perceiving Life Beyond the Ordinary - (First presented by David Terelinck at Bowerbird Tanka Group meeting #6, March 20 2011 and reprinted by kind permission of the author) Much excellent tanka...