C.D. Sinex

Bronze Star - 2,029 Points (Philadelphia, PA)

Saudade (Tanka) - Poem by C.D. Sinex

Cherries in full bloom.
Petals falling one by one.
No time to wither.
Feelings have flittered away.
Your empty chair reminds me.

© C.D Sinex

Topic(s) of this poem: longing, emptiness, loneliness

Form: Tanka

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This was written when I lived in Japan.

Comments about Saudade (Tanka) by C.D. Sinex

  • Souren Mondal (1/28/2016 1:52:00 AM)

    I was really interest in reading your poem when I saw its title, and I must say I am not a least bit disappointed.

    You captured the 'saudade' to near perfection and the choice of your poetic form being a tanka is all the more appropriate.

    Beautifully written, thank you for sharing...
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    (1/28/2016 2:23:00 AM)

    Thank you. I'm glad you liked it.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 14, 2016

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