the autumn sun
veiled in the colors of ash
bears the weight of a tombstone
...then a butterfly
Published in Paper Wasp, 18:4, Summer 2012
One Man's Maple Moon: New Life Tanka by Lesley Anne Swanson - *English Original* gold coins sewn in her worn coat the child no one notices bound for a new life *A Hundred Gourds,* 1:3, June 2012 Lesley Anne Swanson ...