Tanka by Carol Purington

On a drift of air
that circles the globe
from heart to heart,
continent to continent –
words of a carol

By Carol Purington (1949 – 2020).  All Rights Reserved.

From Christmas Tanka by Carol Purington, a post from December 23, 2017. Carol and I corresponded for years, and she enjoyed being a part of our blogs.

Please visit Woodslawn Farm for more information about Carol and her books.

Christmas candle

lighting the
Christmas candle
tiny flame
transforms
the night

Hermitage (2005), The Writers’ Bistro (2007), and Quiet Christmas Poetry

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Two Poems

yellow chrysanthemum
on an old green chair
in the yard and an orange
pumpkin near the door
fall stillness

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin yesterday

Psalms to pray
and poems to read
sun on seawalls

October 2021
Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Dawn Returns
The Haiku Society of America
2022 Members’ Anthology
John J. Han, Editor
Haiku Society of America, New York

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Ellen Grace Olinger

Tanka: Late August

late August
and still Summer
bees and goldenrod
by a sunny window
on a quiet morning

Published by WestWard Quarterly The Magazine of Family Reading, Summer 2022. You can also learn about this print journal at WWQ on Facebook.