after hunting / chanterelles / we put on / Motown / for the drive home
resisting / hibernation– / a woolly bear / prepares for / transformation
A tanka is a Japanese-style five line poem of 31 or less syllables or sounds. A kyoka is a “funny” tanka.
About Andrew Shattuck McBride
I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
Cute… very cute.