Paulownia and The Hermit: Michael

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Chrysanthemum 4c Sake Cup 03 March Cherry_04d

Everyone has gone
A single note reverberates
A final leaf falls
Yet still you sit there smiling
Beneath the bare phoenix tree
You already see
New buds time’s certain to bring
Hear songs she will sing

(for Michael)

This year for my birthday we are having fun with Hanafuda and Tarot cards.


To see all the Hanafuda/Tarot tanka posted to date, click here.


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