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Tanka November 2, 2013

Posted by Mark Folse in New Orleans, Poetry, Toulouse Street.
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The moon is rising
above the cherry blossoms
in the cloudless sky.
The petals fall silently.
No footsteps on the pink path.

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1. Rick Penn - November 2, 2013

a perfectly wonderful sexy poem.
thanks.

The Typist - November 2, 2013

Thanks.

2. The Typist - November 2, 2013

Idea cribbed from Ezra P. who of course got it from Li Po but it seems to fit this Balthus well. Trying ekphrastic poetry to snap a writer’s block.


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