Poem in The Mozzie

 In Poems, Tanka

The May 2023 issue of The Mozzie contains a set a set of four tanka under the common title, “Found Art”. The first tanka in the set, “The Painterly Bird”, is reproduced below.

The Painterly Bird

A blackbird roosting
on a branch overarching
a lush violet patch
dollops some oily white paint
onto a small green palette.

© Andrew Lansdown

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