bare maple tree
standing on the front lawn…
with no one around
I speak to it
in my mother tongue
2011 "Best of the Best" Poetry Award (Tanka Category)
selected by the Founding Editor of Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine
One Man's Maple Moon: Wood Fire Tanka by Richard St. Clair - *English Original* a wood fire burning through the night the full moon captures my dreams as the flame does the moth *Atlas Poetica*, 17, Spring 2014 Rich...