Tanka: White gulls

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White gulls wheel and cry,

echo voices of the lost,

my earthbound gaze soars,

no wings have I to follow,

though the horizon beckons.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

5 thoughts on “Tanka: White gulls”

  1. I read this first and thought there was such yearning, but then when I reread, I also thought there’s hope and a sense of adventure with the horizon beckoning.
    Nicely done. 🙂

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