Echoes

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Vincent van Gogh, “Wheatfield with Crows,” [Public Domain] Wikipedia Commons

crow calls, beckoning,

rosy-robed sun arises,

new day awakens

with murdered conversation,

echoes in black-winged flutter

 

I’m still waiting for the sun to rise. This tanka is for Frank’s Hakai challenge (crow) and Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday.  And another van Gogh–because you can feel the movement and hear the echoes in this one.

38 thoughts on “Echoes

  1. When I first read through our poem I read “murdered convention” instead of murdered conversation” … I guess it would work either way! Well done, Merril The painting is a great addition!

  2. Pingback: Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 117, First of the Month – Poet’s Choice of Words – Colleen Chesebro ~ The Faery Whisperer

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