Tanka: Poison & Past

This tanka is for Ronovan’s weekly challenge. Loki is on my mind at the moment.

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Time drips snake venom

punishment for trickery—

does he feel the devotion

of her presence? Past a lie,

future, blood dream of vengeance.

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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.

25 thoughts on “Tanka: Poison & Past”

    1. There’s no reason to expect you to be fluent in Norse mythology 🙂 Loki tricked just about everybody but the trick too far was when he tricked a blind god into killing his own brother just for shits and giggles. Father god Odin was very angry.

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