Category: Tanka

Summer poems

Drawing from Reusable Art

tree with full leaves
providing shade
comfort of faith

loved for years
and now I know your name
blue chicory

wearing
my old sweater
worn thin
Queen Anne’s Lace
along country roads

Poems by Ellen Grace Olinger

“tree with full leaves”
Time of Singing poetry journal
Summer 2012

“loved for years”
Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog
Daily Haiku: May 27, 2017

I reprinted “wearing” at Large Print Poems. The post there was on August 8, 2020. My tanka was published at Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog on October 17, 2020.

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