A touch more each day
Passing moments but a dream
Too soon forgotten
Age advances – youth retreats
The green leaf wrinkles and dies


About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on August 30, 2016, in Tanka and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thankfully “spring” will come again and the soul is forever young (and immune to mildew)…. Meanwhile I can relate to the imagery in your poem, Ben. Nicely written, as always. 🙂

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