A tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday challenge. The words of this week’s prompt are Clean & Sharp.

Photo©Christopher Watson


Blue air, morning clean,

meshed with swallow darts crying,

svelte, shrill-voiced hunters.

How high this spring sky stretches,

to the bounds of hope and back.



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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.

9 thoughts on “Hunters”

  1. Jane, this is a fabulous Tanka! I love the inspirational message. I felt your words! ❤

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