Yen Cress

Rookie (3/9/43 / San Francisco, California)

Tanka 1 - Poem by Yen Cress

Neither lush forest
Nor field of vegetation,
Nor full of branches
Bent with the weight of ripe fruit,
Tanka holds a single rose.

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Iain Mackay (10/15/2007 7:50:00 PM)

    Thank-you, Yen. Succinct and thoughtful. I enjoyed this very much. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 11, 2011

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