Tanka #4

I crept through the room

shadows balancing themselves

while slumbers stitch dreams

maybe vacant and thoughtless

I woke her up nonetheless.

Phillip Knight Scott | © 2019

Written for Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 148 #SynonymsOnly : This week we had “space” (room) and “empty” (vacant).

A Tanka follows the 5/7/5/7/7 syllable structure. A Tanka consists of five lines written in the first person.

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

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