In an ultraviolet love

Potentilla anserina. Flowers in UV light

My body covered
In an ultraviolet love
Visible to the bees—but
Unremarked by passersby


To read all the Tanka, and writing about Tanka, please click here.

Depth Charge: How birds and bees can see UV light and humans can’t

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