tanka

TANKA (Ananas comosus)

(Morning surprise in my compost pile)

 

Fresh pineapple stems
Tossed in fertile Florida
Treat for backyard birds
Silent, self-rooting surprise
Pineapple fields forever…

(c) 2017 Clarissa Simmens (ViataMaja)
IMAGE: My pineapple “field”

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LAST NIGHT’S BLUEGRASS CONCERT (TANKA)

*scroll down for a YouTube video*

Bluegrass banjoing

Eating black beans on white rice

Vamping mosquitoes

Sounds and sights memory-etched

In the logbook of my soul…

© 2017 Clarissa Simmens (ViataMaja)

*Sarah Jarosz doing Edgar Allan Poe’s poem Annabelle Lee youtube video https://youtu.be/gyBPdlqcbss

IMAGE: Bluegrass instruments, Wikipedia Commons