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God's Messenger

                                      Will always treasure
                             White silken plumes gentles touch
                                      Take upon oneself
                               Day by day lifeblood’s beacon 
                                  Doves ministering spirit

                                 By eve roper 11/07/2014


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Sunday Drive

a long Sunday drive
south on a winding beach road
to find my poem
I listen for profound words
from a knowing wind and sea


written 3/30/15 for Rick's One New Tanka Contest 


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HOPE

Darkest poorest land
Where power and pride blinds men
sickness dwells and steal
Where is that candle that lights?
A star to spring crumb of life...

© O. E. Guillermo
August 28, 2014
7:10pm

Sponsor	Regina Riddle
Contest Name	Hope, Faith and Love Tanka
placed 2nd 


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Lifting the Fog

across this child's face the light of understanding sparks a fire to touch a teacher's heart lifting fog from yesterday
_______________________________________________ For the contest sponsored by Andrea Dietrich "One In Five" 1/7/14


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Ode to Ellen

You’re my symphony
the blood that runs through my veins,
ageless and timeless
like the metamorphic Rose
you came to dwell in my life!

© Harry J Horsman 2013  


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Flame Theatre

Dancing candle flames, the nights flickering shadows, whirl about and play. They dance me to sleep at night and sleep their sleep, in the day.


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Deluge

take one drop of rain
multiply it; speculate,
all that emotion
a little that gives so much,
if only that it was love.

© Harry J Horsman 2014


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Light upon the Path

Sealed in walls of ice
My heart locked; frozen frail,
Ragged shardsduk-taped
After a swift fall from grace
Grim view of my shackled fate

Opening my mind
In order to see clearly
Amending time lost
Moving forward yet refrained
Seeking a promising path

Lily's, daisies, rose's,
Stoping to sniff as they bloom
Staring at the stars
Burning like a tigers eyes
Meek child I am no longer

Reach for heaven
To chase inner most desires
Stroking fire within
Aspiring to heights untold
Letting inner light shine o



(I connected this to "the great flower of life" in a perspective of personal growth from a troubled child to a positive and driven young adult inspired toward achieving greater things)


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tanka revolution

Tanka 
Working class people 
Do not trust socialist intellectuals
Don´t get lured by them 
They are upper middle class people 
Who want to run your revolution.  
 
 


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The Shine

The sun shines once more
In the midst of this downpour
Thought I was getting used to
Be forayed in this crusade
Till that warmth touches my soul


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Bug Boogie -Tanka-

Funny bug dances tapping his toes to the tunes snapping his fingers while onlookers laugh at him then decide to boogie too. Copyright © Cynthia Jones Apr.29/2005


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Hope, Faith and Love-Contest

                       Blinded I walked streets
              your words made me search wonder
                           My infidel soul!
                 Tender love,my! your questions
                   rummaged my beliefs untold.




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Contest:-Hope, Faith and Love Tanka
Sponsor:-Regina Riddle
Place:- 4th


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Waves

Waves the ocean churns and calms with changing winds never vanishing true love is a lasting sea rocked by winds of emotion © Sandra M. Haight 2015 All Rights Reserved ~3rd Place~ Contest: Tanka 2 Modern Tanka - Syllables 6, 4, 5, 7, 7 Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich Judged: 03/21/2015
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MUSE

Inward goodness sparks
the greatest arts, inspiring
gifted achievement
carried out boldly by men
who find beauty in their muse.


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Spring Snow-Reversed English Form Tanka-

Spring snow lays on the ground so cold I can't wait for warmth. Copyright © Cynthia Jones Mar.22/2013


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Friends Meeting House

friends meeting house
yellowing pages show tithes
from decades ago
swarm of bees in the springhouse
cluster around a new beam