Carpe Diem,Tanka Shrine #1

Carpe Diem’s Tanka Shrine #1, “Small footprints” by Marika Kitakubo

 

 

This month’s Tanka is written by:

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Mariko Kitakubo

fine snow
of New Year’s Day,
small footprints
lead to grandma’s gate
before the shrine
 
 
The goal is, as it is at the Carpe Diem Specials, to write a Tanka in the same sense, tone and spirit as the one given..Here is my inspired Tanka.
 
 

Smile wreathed in wrinkles
greets another,sparkling new
coos and gurgles mix-
Grandma’s gnarled finger held tight
Baby’s love her New year gift!

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