winter once seemed a 
sad wasteland both dead and bare
everything in cold darkness
yet the grass grows under snow
to bird songs ringing

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Tanka, the muse

Inspired by the birds singing outside and the green under sheets of ice.

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  1. The song birds are medicine to my ears. Cardinals have been my favorite morning music since I was a child in Indiana. Thankfully they sing in Georgia too.

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