By Somali K Chakrabarti
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On waves of molten
gold, near the sea shore she stands
stretching out her arms
garnering riches on her
palm, the gilded rays of sun!
© Somali K Chakrabarti
Tanka is a Japanese poem consisting of 31 syllables in 5 lines, with 5 syllables in the first and third lines and 7 in the others.
‘Lei: A wreath for your soul‘, is a string of short poems reflecting on nature, life and emotions.
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