by the lake edge
willow leaves quiver
above still water ...
trembling fingers brush
hair from her eyes
Kokako, 21, 2014
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Marilyn Humbert lives in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney NSW surrounded by bush. Her pastimes include writing free verse poetry, tanka, tanka prose and related genre. She is the leader of Bottlebrush Tanka Group and member of the Huddle and Bowerbird Tanka Groups. Her tanka appears in Australian and international journals.