Standard Posted by Christine Klocek-Lim Posted on November 22, 2022 Posted under formal verse Comments Leave a comment tanka by Richard L. Matta tanka distant call of a mourning dove all the unsaid words in a fresh bouquet upon his headstone by Richard L. Matta Editor’s Note: This tanka’s imagery offers an emotional picture of grief with just a few carefully chosen words. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPinterestTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related #poem#poetryformal verseRichard L. Mattatanka Post navigation ← Time Zones by Laura Sobbott Ross Sixty Years Ago by Jerry Krajnak → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.