A Confession in a Tanka

Exhilarating,

That day, when I stabbed the sky,

The world slept in peace,

The horizon bled to dawn,

And I killed, ruthlessly, the night.

15 Comments Add yours

  1. beth says:

    What beautiful imagery.

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    1. Shanyu says:

      Thank you Beth!

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  2. Jaya Avendel says:

    I love that you have included sky, dawn, and night in this piece! An excellent poem!

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    1. Shanyu says:

      Thank you so much Jaya!

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  3. Brilliant, I really enjoy the way you write.

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    1. Shanyu says:

      Thank you so very much for stopping by. Glad to have been recognised by such a wonderful poet as you. Peace and greetings. May you have a wonderful day!💛

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      1. Ahh, responding to a compliment with a compliment. Thank you, I guess the admiration is mutual. You have a wonderful day too 💛

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      2. Shanyu says:

        It is. Thank you once again 😊

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  4. Amazing! Clicked follow!

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    1. Shanyu says:

      Thank you so much for stopping by. Glad to have you here. Peace and greetings from Sui generis 💛
      Yours,
      Shanyu

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      1. You’re welcome! 🙂

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