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winged ruler

 Floating on the winds
 of summer, he glides with ease
towards  the  flowers;
selecting one he fancies,
 monarch sits upon his throne

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  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Well done! I've read it three times and came up with different images each time. This is a piece you can come back to multiple times and find something new.

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 4:21:00 AM
    Big congrats from Spain xx

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 10:14:00 PM
    well done, lovely tanka Lee

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 12:11:00 AM
    congrats on your win...nice Tanka friend Joseph :)

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 7:58:00 AM
    Congrats Joseph on your win with this beautiful Tanka!Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 4:01:00 AM
    great Tanka...Congrats on your great win with this beautiful Tanka!

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 3:51:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 12:22:00 AM
    I really enjoyed this the first time I saw it as well. Congrats on one of the best final lines for a tanka!

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 11:16:00 PM
    Nicely done Joseph! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 11:12:00 PM
    Beautiful Joseph, Many congrats on this win.

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 12:43:00 PM
    A well earned congratulations on your win in Susan's "Single Tanka" contest Joseph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 12:08:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Joseph. Su

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 5:12:00 PM
    I like it, Joe! Jimbo

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Super description... wonderful image... in so few words! love it... Terry (BTW, thanks for your rhymed comment on 'Never Land'... it made me smile... it made my day!)

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/6/2012 1:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Terry....I enjoy your poems...glad I was able to make your day
  1. Date: 10/6/2012 9:42:00 AM
    It's so beautiful and well-writen, Joseph. Thanks for sharing and your congratulatory comments on my win!!! love/hugs:) Leonora

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/6/2012 1:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you for those nice words Leonora
  1. Date: 10/5/2012 5:55:00 PM
    Ahhh! I like this..I like the Monarch but I enjoy the Yellow Swallow Tail more I think...Thanks for stopping by..Sara

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/5/2012 8:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Sara
    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 10/5/2012 5:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I have not seen a Monarch this year and only one or two Yellow Swallow Tails..Sara
  1. Date: 10/5/2012 1:37:00 PM
    Joseph a great image of the butterly tasting the nectar of life, I like it...David

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/5/2012 3:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you David
  1. Date: 10/5/2012 1:09:00 PM
    this is AWESOME. I just love word play in short poems like this form!!

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/5/2012 3:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you so much Andrea
  1. Date: 10/4/2012 9:31:00 PM
    Nice, Joseph.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/5/2012 3:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Sherese