Poem in Tanka style

Paint n' Pen submission

Poetry, Quick Read
Fern Mercier | The commuting Book
Fern Mercier

Nov 26   ●  1 min read

Inspiration: High Pressure/Low Pressure by Josh O’Rourke
Artwork location, details and photo credit https://watchthisspace.org.nz/artwork/799
Learn more about this artwork: https://www.scapepublicart.org.nz/low-pressure-high-pressure

Dragons fly easy
High streams of sibylline light
Lazy loops of gold
Cerulean mystery
Lurks in the deep fathomless.




Some comments from the selection panel:

“I really enjoyed ‘Poem in Tanka’ style”
“Suggestive, lovely”


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