Wild Mirth

Sanaa, mistress of A Dash of Sunny, said “Attitudes are contagious”. Then she asked, “Is yours worth catching?” I thought it was an excellent question, so I answered with tanka.

“Wild Mirth”

the song in my bones
springs winter into summer.
my flesh blooms wild mirth
that will spread from hands to lips,
to kiss the sun and melt snow

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(scandalous) note…
– Yes, I’m in total lust with tanka… I’m sure it’s chronic. Also, I’m nearly certain that my sense of modesty died screaming a very long time ago. And thank goodness for that!
– Linked Sanaa’s to Prompt Nights.

“The Dance of Love”, by Leonid Afremov
find more of his work here

31 thoughts on “Wild Mirth

  1. Whistles!!❤️💜 Such an incredibly enticing tanka this is, Magaly 😀 I just love the idea of “song in my bones springs winter into summer.” Sigh.. Beautifully executed! Thank you so much for participating at Prompt Nights and for your constant love and support❤️💜

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

    PS: You rock!💋

  2. I love Afremov’s work. His sense of color is outstanding and I have always been envious of him. I love your poetry too….er…tanka. And you….because of your awesome sense of humor and knowledge of life as it is. xo

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