Open/Close: Holiday Tanka
The following are tanka I wrote as part of the holiday project I set out for myself. Far from a mere addendum to those poems, these complete my intention and the sentiments I wanted to convey. I often compose in this form, as I seem to lack disciplined austerity of haiku and happen to find comfort in a couplet. Enjoy. D.J.K. eaves of leaves channel dew dripping from a petal spire a gaudy...