Tanka, July 5, Whittier

forward through the sound backward through the mercury I button my coat yet widen my eyes, to earth, our past told in blue strata   Memories of a trip to Alaska, told in tanka. Tanka follow a syllable pattern of 5-7-5-7-7. The middle line serves as a turning point, so that if you read just … Continue reading Tanka, July 5, Whittier