Warriors of March: Tankas

March- when flowers fallThe worlds I weave like a scrollPainting fallen leavesInto dust of long agoOf warriors trampling our land March- when flowers bloomGlistening like swords in airShouting to the sunGlories of their roots and shadesTriumphs of life, living, death. March- the sun shines coolDancing with the sweat of skiesAnd the howling breezeAs the heroes […]

Tankas Under a Starlit Sky

February sweeps throughThe dry cold concrete rooftopsCrickets chirping closeThe sleeping ricefields belowBlanketed by the moon’s touch The radio tower’sOrange star blooms bright aboveThe stars all fallenAnd living, burning brightlyThrough electric chains The wisps of clouds flowThrough the blue sky like sea wavesCrashing endlesslyIn boundless shores far beyondThe deep horizon The stars scatterLike fireflies under a […]