on the night of a storm
even when I close my eyes
especially when I close my eyes
I see snow
Chrysalis, 1:1, 2007
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Barry George’s tanka have been published in journals including Gusts, Modern English Tanka, Chrysalis, and The Louisville Review, as well as the anthology Streetlights: Poetry of Urban Life in Modern English Tanka. Several of his poems have been winners in the annual Tanka Splendor Contest. His essay, "Shiki the Tanka Poet," appeared in The Writer's Chronicle. Also a haiku poet, his book, Wrecking Ball and Other Urban Haiku, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.