Solstice Night [tanka]

On the longest night stars prick black velvet skies in deep icy silence A subtle journey begins as Earth tips her face toward light   Happy winter solstice 2017, everyone! Photo courtesy of Pixabay Miraculous

Full [tanka]

Disk of luminance autumn’s harvest moon delight Wisps of onyx clouds float across her large round face, fleeting veils lace through moonbeams Photo taken by David Holder in SE Michigan on 10/05/2017 Exceptional

Monarch Hope [tanka]

Upon Monarch wings across many boundaries steadfast hope endures through cocoon and chrysalis of fourfold generations This drawing and tanka are another page on the topic of hope for the traveling visual journal project. See Potential for the first entry.