trapped beneath a rock …
a swell of tears
from the child not picked
at the adoption fair
Undertow Tanka Review, 2, 2014
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Mary Davila and her husband, Frank, live in Buffalo, NY. She relies on her faith for everything, including writing. Mary began to explore haiku and haiga in 2006. Her work has been published in numerous online journals and in print. In 2014, tanka became her main focus. Her website is www.petalsinthelight.com.