sewn in her worn coat
no one notices
bound for a new life
A Hundred Gourds, 1:3, June 2012
Lesley Anne Swanson
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Lesley Anne Swanson has lived in Northern California, the Southwest, and the Pacific Northwest, but now calls Pennsylvania home. Always a wordsmith, she discovered tanka in 2011 and has been enthralled ever since.