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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

3WW Tanka

useless as a bruise
topknot flops, dark feather falls
misplaced bluejay raps
at the kitchen window pane
hunting cheap fast-food dining

Digital Photo by Sue
3WordWednesday Prompt: useless, misplaced, feather
North of Summer available at Lulu Publishing


Jo said...

Right now my little boy's admiring your spider's web; seconds ago I was admiring your tanka! Lovely work.

Anonymous said...

Like the opening line. It starts off one way and then ends up as dinner.



charles said...

i agree with rose - not what i had expected.


Anonymous said...

The poor bluejay :)

Loved the flow

Gay said...

Superb rhythm and flow. Loved it.

Shephard said...

I love the jauntiness of the flow... almost like skipping along... and I learned about Tanka! I may try my hand at it.

Very nice!
(and thank you for your lovely compliment as well)


Anonymous said...

Yes, this was lovely! I especially love the fist line. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Beau Brackish said...

I love the first line! Actually, I love the whole poem. But I especially love the first line.

Anonymous said...

Loved the way this read, Susan.

paisley said...

ahhhhh tell the blue jay to go eat than nasty spider!!!!!! ahhhhhh

Anonymous said...

A very unexpected ending! Great web!

Anonymous said...

fast food for even a bird...hope he got to order his favorites...:)

UL said...

I loved the play of words in your Tanka, thanks.

Bone said...

I simply love the thought and picture of a bluejay. They are so beautiful, and rare around here.

And again I learn something new here: a Tanka :)

poefusion said...

You make the Tanka seem effortless. I really enjoyed your imagery here, as always. You are a brilliant mind. Keep up the good work.

If you are interested, I have my 3WW poem up.

Have a nice night.