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My Morning Surprise: A Tanka Poem

Catherine's writing reflects her life-long love of nature and gardening. She advocates for sustainability and respect for all living things.

Fall leaves blanket the morning lawn.

Fall leaves blanket the morning lawn.

A Poem in Japanese Tanka Form


Crimson leaves scattered

Dampened, pressed into the grass.

Such artful promise

Abandoned by distraction.

My child's origami.


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© 2012 Catherine Tally

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