sweetness carried through the year
shift light and shadow
dreams of peace and harmony
linger like the velvet wine
This Tanka is for Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Poetry Challenge
The prompt words, honey and wine, make me think of Rosh Hashanah, which we will celebrate in about a month. We dip apples in honey for a sweet year, eat round challahs, and drink wine. It’s a holiday full of sweetness. Here, it takes place in early autumn.