the voice
of a wrong number
for a moment
wishing I was the daughter
she’s trying to reach





Previously published in Ribbons Vol. 5 No. 3.

9 Responses

  1. Frances Ruth Harris Says:

    So much love~! Thank you.

  2. angie Says:

    love this.

  3. fred flohr Says:

    Beautiful tanka, thanks.

  4. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    reading the poets
    of my parents'
    their voices

  5. Kathe L. Palka Says:

    Thank you all for your kind words and beautiful responses to my tanka. Kathe

  6. pat boutilier Says:

    so poignant!

  7. Alison Says:

    I can relate to this…very moving.

  8. Mack Says:

    ..it's really touching

  9. Alan Summers Says:

    Big congratulations on the award announced tonight! ;-)


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