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Sheltered - Tanka

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Sheltered - Tanka

the sponge of the earth

soaks in the warm afternoon

this harsh winter's day...

but the shadows of the elm

are lonely without the sun

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  1. Date: 12/11/2012 5:59:00 PM
    ahhhhhhhhhh so nice...we have no elms left here east coast...sigh Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 11:28:00 AM
    A little Gem from you Carrie!Lovely read.Thanks for your inspiring words at my pages.

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 3:56:00 AM
    A lovely little tanka poem, Carrie. - **** Wishing you and your family a peaceful Christmas - **** - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 10:54:00 PM
    another gem, carrie, glad I caught this before I go off for the night! Hope you are ready for Christmas!!