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Tanka About Mosquitos

a mosquito feeds
always biting on the run
avoiding my swats
my legs stinging from her thirst 
a bloody meal for her eggs

Copyright © Barbara Washington

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  1. Date: 7/11/2012 1:21:00 PM
    thanks Carol. the 'garden of inspiration' i like that statement. its a title to a poem waiting to happen. i would like to write a tanka with this idea in mind.

  1. Date: 7/11/2012 12:42:00 PM
    It was such a pleasure to read your poetry today Barbara. I hope to be able in the next few weeks to find the time and energy to read and comment. May you walk through the garden of inspiration and continue to write and share your poetry with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/11/2012 4:56:00 AM
    Nice Tanka! Mosquitoes really are a nuisance, especially those that spread malaria!