Wednesday, 1 August 2007

tanka by M Kei

once there were so many
grasses swaying in the sea,
beckoning to traders
who never thought
their pleasures would end



M. Kei, Maryland, USA

previously 'Editor’s Choice,’ Nisqually Delta Review, 2:2, Summer/Fall, 2006

2 comments:

Abzdragon said...

Wow. Really moving and beautiful.

M Pritchard said...

I can just see the sea grass waving back and forth in the current. Beautiful, and sort of sad too.