leaves swirl and collide
in the chill wind
my hurly-burly life
churns with doubt
A Hundred Gourds, 3:1, December 2013
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.