for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

if i could linger (my tanka at LYNX June 2012)

if I could linger
under trees, i would implant
myself to bar
the wind from luring petals
to their deathly dance

LYNX XXVII: June 2, 2012

cherry blossoms at Sakura Park, Upper West side, New York


May 15, 2012 - Posted by | poetry, tanka | , , , , , , ,


  1. Wow!

    Comment by Margaret Dornaus | May 26, 2012 | Reply

    • No, ‘wow’ for your response, mi hermana!!! Learning fast from you! Mil gracias otra vez.

      Comment by alee9 | May 27, 2012 | Reply

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