...we only get one dash...

On Waverley Hill
Graveyards epitaph stone carved
white...name...date of birth
and departure exact time
sandwiched between - little dash
 
welded simple seam
holds Human Life for no man
to see...just Heaven
knows the mortgage paid on time
along with number of days
 
worrying. Auspicious
times worth breaking bank...other
laws. An insisting
World to settle for second
best. Wrestling to keep gang of
 
voracious wolves from
fragile doors that shield hard life’s
hidden depth. Still not
turning other cheek...with mood
uplifting C’est la vie smile
 
wooing to thrown out
good cherries...wallow in foul
restless... ate own hat
choose to feel smug for awhile
but miserable felt at
 
relationship grasp
that once excited
profoundly stirred life
ne’er fathomed... immured at
last... to infinity sleep...
 
Little Dash of Life (c) 2014 Isabella Koldras

Tanka poem 5-7-5-7-7

Human Life, Little Dash of Life, Isabella Koldras, Little Dash of Life,

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Ingeborg von Finsterwalde/Waltraud I Mack
over 2 years

Great tribute to a life fully lived until the end with all it's ups and downs.
Important was that " uplifting C’est la vie smile". Well done Isabella.

Isabella Koldras
Isabella Koldras
over 2 years

Thank you for your thoughts, Ingeborg.

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