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Tanka Train



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Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:54 pm
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Liminality says...



Electric pylons
and ghosts who crossed perfection
playing in my mind,
as a cold but bright star is
ever glowing, though afar.
  





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Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:56 pm
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InuYosha says...



Distant eyes shimmer
ever glowing, through afar
sometimes dark or bright
sometimes flashing the brightest
as if they were starry nights
When life brings you down, don't care at all, because the last thing you want is life being smug over it's victory against you.


-yoshi

[they/them]

certified wierdo

certified yoshi
  





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Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:38 am
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Seirre says...



i recall vignettes
as if they were starry nights;
memories bitter
with inkblots, yet sweetened by
scattered flakes of gold leaf sheets.
u make me go wat cuz u so wat n u can always go what around u watcha

--SpiritedWolfe


< they/she >
  





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Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:39 pm
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Liminality says...



A long white table,
scattered flakes of gold leaf sheets
clumped in one corner;
sunset-wings flutter, landing
on that vast and vacant plane.
  





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Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:57 pm
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JoyDark says...



Nothing lives on Mars;
On that vast and vacant plane,
Only dust gathers,
Waiting for human footprints
To shape its red particles.
HELLO

:smt006 :smt006 :smt006


she/her, please
  





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Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:43 pm
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Liminality says...



Ixora flower
to shape its red particles
waits for lava rain,
soon realising that the soil
bleeds carmine alluvium.
  





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Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:34 pm
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Spearmint says...



That desolate world
bleeds carmine alluvium,
spills red-orange soil
outwards to the winds of time.
Time that whisks all things away
mint, she/her =D
  





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Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:28 am
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Liminality says...



I arrive to bleed
time that whisks all things away,
as the droplets fall,
I hear them splat against the street,
watch how they divide, sink in.
  





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Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:10 am
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Rook says...



dull knife cuts cold plums
watch how they divide, sink in--
purple skin bloodies
bamboo cutting board, how sweet
the juice dribbles from my lips.
Instead, he said, Brother! I know your hunger.
To this, the Wolf answered, Lo!

-Elena Passarello, Animals Strike Curious Poses
  





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Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:40 pm
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Charm says...



smooth fruit, I bit in,
the juice dribbles from my lips.
sweet like summer days
where the sky is blue kool-aid
school-time seems so far away
  





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Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:47 pm
JoyDark says...



Why do I have to
Use the dang restroom every
Five bloody minutes?!?
HELLO

:smt006 :smt006 :smt006


she/her, please
  





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Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:51 pm
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Liminality says...



Even fireflies
must need to use the restroom
at midnight, sometimes;
otherwise, they are like stars
on tour, visiting the earth.

Spoiler! :
@JoyDark This is the tanka train XD I think you meant to put that in the life in haiku thread? ;)
  





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Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:40 pm
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blueca says...



a short vacation
on tour, visiting the earth
their bodies are strange
their ships fill me with horror
now departing at lightspeed
i can't beleive it's not gender!
artim/artos/artims/arself
my name is the same as my user, or you can call me jan Laso!

romance makes me uncomfortable, please don't.
  





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Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:17 am
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Magebird says...



we reach for the stars.
now departing at lightspeed,
we hope to find life
on a forgotten planet.
can we ever find our home?
mage

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roleplaying is my platonic love language.
  





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Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:36 pm
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InuYosha says...



sifting through forest
can we ever find our home?
it's impossible
for us, the ones without wings
we sink back into our caves
When life brings you down, don't care at all, because the last thing you want is life being smug over it's victory against you.


-yoshi

[they/them]

certified wierdo

certified yoshi
  








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