On the shore – A Tanka
By Somali K Chakrabarti
Seagulls spread their wings
to surf on the beach, Sun peeps
through the curling waves
that roll over and break
on shore at start of the day
© Somali K Chakrabarti, 2016
A Tanka is a Japanese poem consisting of 31 syllables in 5 lines, written in the short – long-short- long -long format
Lei: A wreath for your soul is a string of short poems reflecting on nature, life, illusion and inspiration.
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