Sometimes everything has to be enscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you. Sometimes it takes a great sky to find that small, bright, and indescribable wedge of freedom in your own heart. David Whyte

Tanka – Door and Friends: Uneasy Comfort

on February 22, 2017

Friend left ICU
We arrived to play word games
Hospital or no.
Underneath unspoken words
When will I go through this door?

With thanks to Colleen Chesebro for inspiration

8 responses to “Tanka – Door and Friends: Uneasy Comfort

  1. Colleen Chesebro says:

    Viva! I got chills reading your words. Powerful and a wake-up call to us all. I’m glad you joined in. Many hugs, my friend. ❤

  2. hbsuefred says:

    Such is life with friends, a different kind of poetry. And I have no idea if what I’ve written would ever qualify as any kind of poetry. I have learned that, as in many artistic pursuits, there are structures. I just can hardly believe that poetry has so many!

  3. […] week’s Poet of the Week is Ina (VivaChange) from her blog, Crone Chronicler. Her Tanka poem called “Uneasy Comfort ” conveyed some uncomfortable truths we all face […]

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