Sleepy French Canals…

And now my last tanka to appear in Frameless Sky 4 (Summer 2016), edited by Christine L. Villa.  The beautiful photograph paired with this poem is by Irena Iris Szewczyk

To hear me read this tanka, simply click on the link below:

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Notes:

My warmest thanks to Chrissi, for publishing this and my other pieces in Frameless Sky 4
and to Irena, for creating such a lovely picture and allowing my tanka to join it.

Closing the book…

This tanka was also published in Frameless Sky 4 (Summer 2016).

 

To hear me read this tanka, just click on the link below:

 

 

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Learning to forgive…

One more tanka appearing in Frameless Sky 4 (Summer 2016), edited by Christine L. Villa.

To hear me read the poem, just click on the link below:

 

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The hidden depths of sorrow

Another pairing of a tanka of mine with a stunning photography by Irena Iris Szewczyk that was published in Frameless Sky 4 (Summer 2016). I am amazed at how perfectly they matched…a big thank you to Christine L. Villa, editor of Frameless Sky for her excellent work and to Irena Iris Szewczyk for her beautiful photograph.

This link below is of me reading this tanka:

 

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Clouds (haiku)

Another haiku published in Frameless Sky 4 (Summer 2016), edited by Christine L. Villa. 

 

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My thanks to Christine L. Villa for selecting this haiku for publication.

 

 

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Looking back…

In Frameless Sky 4, editor Christine L. Villa paired my haiku/senryu with a another lovely photograph of Irena Iris Szewczyk. My thanks go to Irena Iris Szewczyk and to Christine L. Villa, editor of  Frameless Sky.

 

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Words by Mary Kendall
Photograph by 
Irena Iris Szewczyk
Frameless Sky 4, Summer 2016

So many I loved now gone

In Frameless Sky 4, my tanka was set to this beautiful photograph of Irena Iris Szewczyk. My warmest thanks to Irena Iris Szewczyk and to Christine L. Villa, editor of Frameless Sky. I will be posting others from this fine video publication in the next week.

A link to me reading this tanka is given below:

 

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A Few Extra Notes:

Irena Iris Szewczyk is both a distinguished photographer and haiku poet. Irina blogs at Iris Haiku where she posts her photographs and her haiku:                                           http://iris-haiku.blogspot.com

Her artwork for Frameless Sky 4 can be seen here:  http://framelesssky.weebly.com/artwork.html

Christine L. Villa is editor of Frameless Sky. She is a distinguished poet herself. Her blog is called Blossom Rain and is located here:  http://blossomrain.blogspot.com

Frameless Sky can be found here: http://framelesssky.weebly.com