Midsummer rain tanka

I asked the Oracle for a tanka for Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge: Midsummer rain.

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bright blue beneath

cloud blanket falling

vine tendril-fertile

summer flowers through the rain

water over stones—bird sings


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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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