tanka, 24-11-20

tanka

the orchard stands bare

ducks dine on fat snails

soon the snows

come and depart 

fruit bears in season

24-11-20 c. Lemuel

Tanka design takes the form of five lines and a 5/7/5/7/7 syllable pattern. Mine usually keep five lines, however, I treat the syllable count as ‘possibilities’

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