you painted a picture with your words.. great tanka...
I love the movements here - whistling, swooping, gusting birds ~ Great imagery here ~ Wishing you Merry Christmas and blessed holiday ~
nice movement and imagery in this...awake...awake...
An awakening of spring and rebirth. Lovely imagery, David. Merry Christmas! :)
A beautifully vivid tanka. 'Bleak sleeping ground is waking' It sounds as if the birds have imparted some of their own life to the 'sleeping ground'.
Beautiful imagery...so visual
so lovely and lively tanka...
Beautifully expressed tanka!
Lovely scene that you've captured.
Your tanka is full of movement! I love the addition of sound qualities in the assonance, and -ing words. The whole creates an amazing image of the dusk of a mid-winter's day. I enjoyed this very much. Thank you for sharing on Real Toads.
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