Tanka #1

The clock prefers a
polite tree, stretching over
time, one more ring with
each revolution,
marked for the trouble.

(c) 2019 Phillip Knight Scott
This week in Colleen’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge 139 – the first challenge of the month – the poet chooses his own words. I’ve gone with a tanka.

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now! https://amzn.to/3oVCG77

4 thoughts on “Tanka #1

  1. this was brilliant and thought provoking in a gentle and sacred way. time, circles, rings and concentric motions, you bring a new link to understanding the timelessness of nature.

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