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NaPoWriMo Poem #10


The warm air, cool rain
of early spring drape fog clouds
over Route 1-9.
Tail lights blink obscured on cars
one length into the future.


A tanka; a Japanese form. Doesn’t have to be this way, but here I used 5-7-5-7-7 syllables.

(This poem and all poems posted during April 2011 are included in the free ebook, “30 Poems, 30 Days: Inside a Poet’s Mind.”)

© Sweepy Jean and Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World, 2011


Comments on: "NaPoWriMo Poem #10" (8)

  1. This poem is very sensuall, I can see and feel the day.

  2. “one length into the future”

    Beautiful. 🙂

  3. @Mary, @Melissa, thank you! ❤

  4. I Really really like this poem and love the imagery

  5. good writes are one thing but this is good write/good read…off the tongue and into consciousness in an instant…

    very strong


  6. I like the way the words condense and expand in meaning. Love the feel.

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