Smiles from strangers … (a tanka)

It’s an honor to have three tanka in the fall/winter 2016 issue of GUSTS, the journal of Tanka Canada and edited by Kozue Ozawa. Here is the first one:



smiles from strangers
amidst the ragged flow
of city streets —
stitching small holes
in the human heart



Tanka by Mary Kendall

Published in GUSTS, NO. 24, Contemporary Tanka, Fall/Winter 2016  (Tanka Canada)


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