Thursday, 16 June 2011

tanka 22

the frozen river
the ice broken in places
pigeons and ducks
fight for each piece of bread thrown
by the giddy laughing boy

© Gerald England

Composed: Gee Cross, 3rd February 1996


1996 American Tanka (USA)
1997 Time Haiku (UK)
1998 LIMBO TIME (Hyde, New Hope International)
2001 ENGLISH TANKA & HAIKU ON WATER, RIVER, LAKE AND SEA (Gifu-city, Japan Society on Water Environment)
2004 TIME HAIKU ANTHOLOGY (London, Time Haiku Group)

1 comment:

  1. published in japan ... how appropriate