David Wood

Gold Star - 12,356 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Lifecycle (Tanka) - Poem by David Wood

The new buds of May
Bathes in the suns warm embrace
Drinks the early dew
Matures in the summer sun
Fades in glorious colour

Topic(s) of this poem: seasons

Form: Tanka


Poet's Notes about The Poem

5,7,5,7,7 syllables

Comments about Lifecycle (Tanka) by David Wood

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/13/2015 6:30:00 AM)


    Another beauty about buds bathing in the sun. Congratulations on your 400th poem. Keep going. (Report) Reply

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  • Miraj Raha (9/12/2015 5:03:00 PM)


    perfect description of a Life cycle, I was connected to the poem right from drinking the dew to fading. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/12/2015 3:59:00 PM)


    Wonderful Tanka with wise imagery where new buds are of having bath with sun's rays. Wise sharing....10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 12, 2015



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