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True craftsmanship

create a picture 

using a pen and paper 

needs some craftsmanship 

bend these words on the anvil 

to make something much greater 


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it is easy to write a haiku/tanka 
but the art is to create a picture ..like a blacksmith 
it takes true craftsmanship to make it happen with just so few words .. 
with this i call it " the wordsmith "

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  1. Date: 9/19/2009 1:21:00 PM
    The wordsmith would be a fitting title for this piece...Raul

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 10:34:00 AM
    Interesting explanation of the work. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 9:54:00 AM
    A picture or an emotion...to transmit a sentiment... I love this tanka, Marco; particularly, its last line. Good job! Ruben.