My next challenge of 3 words has been given to me by a very dear girlfriend of mine that I have known for many, many years. You can find her at:- http://maximum9510.wordpress.com
Her words are – wound, earth, silence
open mother earth
in silence waits
what will become of her
heated months lazer
melting under rays
and where will her children go
dragging into watery graves
those she nurtured from her soil
breathe mother earth
while you can
no band-aid will heal
the crevice is too deep
©jmtacken Sept 2103
I am continuing my learning experience with a Tanka (similar to a Haiku).
In English, the tanka is usually written as five short lines. Tanka poems are written about nature, seasons, love, sadness and other strong emotions. This form of poetry dates back almost 1200 years ago.
- Traditionally in Japanese, the tanka is five groups of sounds, each of 5 or 7 sound units. The first and third units have 5 sound units (as in a haiku), while the other units have 7 sound units. 31 syllables in total. This can be represented by: 5-7-5-7-7.
Grass beneath bare feet
soft spongy comforting floor
breathless running our lips met
kissed the grass smiled at the sun