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Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap
Last week I gave you two words that breathed spring into your week: “Green and Patience.” Our lack of moisture in Colorado Springs has me longing for springtime and the emergence of green shoots in my garden bins.
I know by experience, thoughts of spring invoke impatience in my soul. It’s hard to bide my time. Eventually, the winds will turn warm and the rains will fall, carving deep gulleys into the arid soil.
Brush, baked from the combination of harsh winds and the glare of the winter sun, disintegrate under my feet as I walk the permitter of the land near my house. Tiny red-polls and pink-throated house finches scold me from the safety of their perch atop my fence. The birds meekly wait for me to fill their feeder with the rich black nyjer seeds they crave.
Today, a pearly haze…
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