Tanka: Shadow light

A tanka for Colleen’s Tanka Yesterday. The prompt words are Shadow and Light.

Photo © Daniel X O’Niel


Behind the shadow,

light, then more shadow patterns—

world built of dapples.

Taste of sunlight on my tongue,

I walk among night’s moonbeams.



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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.

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