out of the flames
still tasting the ash
a Phoenix ...
how quickly the old life crumbles
scattered by wind and time
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Rebecca Drouilhet is a 59-year-old retired registered nurse. Her tanka have appeared in numerous magazines and journals including Bright Stars, Atlas Poetica, A Hundred Gourds, Skylark, Ribbons and NeverEndingStory. She lives in the Deep South where she enjoys playing word games and spending time with her large family.