I ran to the end of the Go Train and watched as her figure shrank on the sunlit platform . . . Tonight I watch the wind-whipped snow pile up.
the last photo of her
holding pink roses
finding another patch
of gray hair
published in Haibun Today, 5:2, June 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...