from a small town
to the city
learning to pass strangers
without saying hello
Neon Graffiti: Tanka of Urban Life, 2016
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Marianne Paul is a Canadian novelist and poet who now focuses on short-form poetry, primarily haiku, senryu, tanka, haiga and haibun. She was the winner of the inaugural Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Competition, multi-media category. Besides writing, Marianne's other passions are kayaking and trail walking. Read more at www.literarykayak.com.