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Parting Waters

flowing waters drift
bearing shadows for display
frigid lifeless forms
  drained of all their loving warmth
  like you were that fateful dawn

©  10-19-2012

For: Tanka - Pivot Contest

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  1. Date: 11/15/2012 11:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Su's "Tanka-The Pivot" contest Tanya. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 2:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 2nd place win my dear friend, Tanya! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 7:15:00 PM
    Beautiful Tanka, Tanya...loaded with meaning...many congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:48:00 AM
    Tanya, congrats in the tanka contest :-) always~ pd

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:42:00 AM
    Big Congrats, Tanya, I really like this one.

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 12:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on winning second place in my contest, TANKA - THE PIVOT, Tanya. I had come back to reread this a number of times and each time I found a new image come to mind. The contrast between the movement captured in the fist two lines, starkly contrasts the lifeless forms and the punchline had me wondering what intimate experience you were sharing with us - this has a feeling of regret, but also a measure of resignation. Love, Su

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 10:11:00 PM
    Great Tanka expressing deep emotion which i enjoy reading today my dear Tanya. Thank you so much for sharing. All the best of luck always! love/hugs:)Leonora

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:48:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 12:10:00 PM
    that's a lovely expressed Tanka poem. Thanks for sharing it,God bless you. Hugs!Erich.

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 6:45:00 PM
    lifeless form drained.. what could be netter than that?... superb tanka, tanya... al the best and huggs!..:)

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 3:54:00 PM
    This is a tremendous write my friend! I really enjoyed this powerful and intriguing poem! What a mysterious but fathomable piece, Great Work!!