On my window soothes my soul,
Thunder—boom ba boom—
Returning what the world stole,
In the storm clouds of his eyes.
© Jade M. Wong 2017
Rewrote an old poem for a prompt I was tagged with on Instagram: to write about storms in 5 lines.
I chose to write a tanka, a syllabic 5-line Japanese form similar to the haiku, because that’s one of my favorite poetry forms.
Here’s to a happy Monday! (or at least a Monday that doesn’t suck)