Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday is Skyday

Sunset of a life.
Still plans. Still lots of desire.
And a status quo.

One has to change some things then.
Those, left behind might be shocked.*



* Someone recently said:
Those affected, those left behind, may it happen after two years or after 42, will never understand. You will always be the  bad woman, the bad guy.

11 comments:

  1. Your sunset photograph is stunning :-)

    I think I am missing the nuance of your poetry...

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    1. Thank you, CherryPie. A lucky "shot".

      As for the tanka: I hold it with those poets who won't explain their few words with many, but leave the interpretation to each reader.

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    2. and each reader may therin find interpretations that may surprise the writer (or may not, obviously).

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  2. I think I am catching the nuance of the poetry (much resonating with my own thoughts), although I may be wrong. Those left behind will probably not care too much though (fortunately).

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    1. ...not care too much in my case, I meant.

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    2. Hm. Now I'd give not just a penny but a few pints for your thoughts, Andrew.
      Those left behind not caring too much might make it easier?
      My good thoughts are with you.

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    3. Ah but perhaps the commenter should not explain his thoughts to the poet who will not explain his words, leaving both immersed in a mist of mixed imaginations?

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  3. A pair of ancient trees
    Lean on one another
    Shape one another
    If one falls
    In a storm
    By axe
    Will it be missed?

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    1. Hm, I think I do see your point, Susan.
      Human beings are, however, no trees.

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