Tag Archives: Skylark: A Tanka Journal

one strand . . .

one strand of Mylar dangling from last year’s nest . . . still we wait for barn swallows to return needing nothing more than that Skylark 3, Spring/Summer 2014 Advertisements

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Skylark: A Tanka Journal . . .

With its newest release, Claire Everett’s biennial tanka journal, Skylark, celebrates the beginning of its second year of publication.  And what a welcome addition to the world of tanka it is. Claire, a talented tanka poet and tanka prose editor for … Continue reading

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long night moon . . .

long night moon he traces figure eights on my shoulders the sorrows of yesterday . . . light as a swan’s feather Skylark 1:1, Spring 2013

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squirreling away . . .

squirreling away words for the long winter . . . my sister asks me to remind her of life before dementia Skylark 1:2, Winter 2013

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reading Shakespeare . . .

reading Shakespeare I try to teach my students metaphor . . . shaken by the music of bare ruined choirs Skylark 1:2, Winter 2013

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All Souls Countdown . . .

I’m excited to share the first response to my call for poems honoring a reader’s loved ones with three haiku from the wonderfully generous and talented haiku and tanka poet Adelaide B. Shaw. These poems, she writes, were inspired by … Continue reading

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