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Saturday, April 25, 2020

An Attic of Shadows Tanka

Thirty-Seventh Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

for weeks in an attic
of shadows ...
I open the window
to birdsong and my heart

PoemHunter, April 25 2020

Note: This tanka is a sequel to the thirty-sixth entry below: 

just still-time spent
with this attic...

I murmur to myself
and empty streets below