Were there cries
of passion during
In gray morning light
veins stand out.
Gusts, 17, Spring/Summer 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
George Swede has published two collections of tanka: First Light, First Shadows (Liverpool: Snapshot Press, 2006) and White Thoughts, Blue Mind (Edmonton: Inkling Press, 2010). His tanka have also appeared in a number of anthologies, including The Tanka Anthology (Red Moon Press, 2003) and a number of journals, including Ribbons and Gusts.