Ladybug – A tanka
By Somali K Chakrabarti
a delicate walk
over soft petals festooned
with tender dew drops
lady in red sips her drink
while the yellow florets watch
© 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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