Three Tanka By Margarita Engle


half moon
above a nature trail
the who
of an owl
joins my thank you, amen

old walnut tree
the prayer-hand stage
of spring leaves —
still folded,
yet reaching . . .

dawn redwood
after centuries
of extinction – the limitless
nature of hope

by Margarita Engle

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