death lingers (tanka)

Written for Milan Rajkumar’s prompt at Triven: World Haiku Utsav

prompt : dry
sea waves
salty breeze mingles with
dried tears of autumn

(c ) milan rajkumar

spring rain
never seems to wash away
scent of decay hangs

scent of decay hangs
even under drier skies
death still lingers

© Tournesol ‘20/03/26

3 thoughts on “death lingers (tanka)”

    1. Have not checked the stats today …out of fear and mostly I wanted to get things done…walked, did laundry, washed my floor and spoke almost 3 hours with a friend I had not spoken to in years….nah, I will eat first so I can enjoy my meal…THEN I will check up on Health Canada to see the stats Yeah, I will check it out after 6…and try to take advantage of the sunny day on m balcony…it is 8C today…yay!!! spring is slowly coming. 🙂


      1. I did check but it was later after I had completed chores. Bastet is in a heck of a place during this time. It is raining on and off today. The temp is 19 C right now. Enjoy your sunny day, my friend. Peace, Janice


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