Colleen’s Weekly # Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 69, “BOND & SEEK”

Hermaphroditus

while hunting in the forest

is beset by thirst

Salmacis looks for his love

in an eternal embrace

 

 

 

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Filed under History, Inspired by fable, Self compositions, Tanka

4 responses to “Colleen’s Weekly # Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 69, “BOND & SEEK”

  1. Excellent Tanka, Bob. I love Greek nymph lore. I loosely base my fairy nymphs in my series off of the Greek mythology. It’s YA fiction so I don’t get into the sexuality, etc. Instead, I portray them as more benevolent and centered around the care of the earth. You Tanka pulls all the necessary parts of the story though. Well done!!

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  2. Pingback: Colleen’s Weekly 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 70: “DESTINY & CHALLENGE” #SynonymnsOnly – colleenchesebro.com

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