Below is the poem entitled Swift Terns which was written by poet
Richards. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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tumbling in the sky
joy in sharing
the spirit of freedom
NB The 21 syllable count favoured by the new movement in writing western tanka - this is more true to the on in Japanese tanka.
swift tern is a type of small bird found in the coastal regions of South Africa.
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