Posts tagged ‘first’

November 1, 2019

First III (tanka)

by Jem Croucher

3 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months III’ series

And so November
Colder days have taken hold
As wrapped up people shiver
into the winter
with the swansong of Autumn
for the year-end’s curtain call

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January 12, 2013

The First

by russtowne

She whispered, “I like you”
All the prompting I’d need
As we stood in the shade
Of a towering tree

Both new at this
Feeling kind of shy
Leaned toward each other
Quickly closed our eyes

That warm sunny day
Shared our first kiss
She only five years old
I was almost six.

–Russ Towne