13 Jul

year after year
awkwardly he tries
to reach the sky
worn shoes are full of stones
but every summer he spreads his arms

Linked to Carpe Diem Special #156 Adjei’s third “silvery curtain” – Fountain


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3 responses to “Persistence

  1. magicalmysticalteacher

    14/07/2015 at 12:29 pm

    Shoes full of stones make the way painful!

    Silvery Curtain


  2. Forest Tinker (@hamish_gunn)

    14/07/2015 at 3:24 pm

    Really good as a tanka – i wish i uderstood more about tanka, i certainly can’t write them…


  3. milan rajkumar

    16/07/2015 at 4:32 am

    o so wonderful . the persistency is strong ! love every word .



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