Envious Moon

the mid-winter moon
pressed its face to the window
breathed frost on the glass
envious of warm bodies
their limbs and hearts intertwined

Kim M. Russell, 2016


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My response to Carpe Diem #1099 Symphony No. 3 by Louise Farrenc

Today Chèvrefeuille has inspired us with music of another little known female musician, Louise Farrenc, a French composer, virtuosa pianist and teacher. He has chosen her Symphony No. 3, which inspired him to create the following tanka:

early morning
the first sun beams cherish my body
she awakens too
my sunshine, my cooling summer rain,
she the one I will love forever

© Chèvrefeuille

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