Lillian Susan Thomas

*Tanka 19: boat bobs Poem by Lillian Susan Thomas

boat bobs on a lake

creating round wrinkles

with a slapping sound.

old matron's face so placid

until laughter breaks the skin

Submitted: Friday, September 25, 2009
Edited: Sunday, November 01, 2009

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Comments about this poem (*Tanka 19: boat bobs by Lillian Susan Thomas )

  • Rookie - 4 Points Ray Schreiber (11/2/2009 10:09:00 AM)

    Thank you...I really like this one. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Ray Schreiber (11/1/2009 6:07:00 PM)

    I really love this. please do me a favor and edit out the accidental 's' on sound(s)
    so I can add it to my favorites list in its intended form. (A friend should tell you if
    you have spinach in your teeth) (Report) Reply

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