through how many lifetimes
did you pass
before you found your place
in summer's daydream?
Blithe Spirit, August 2012
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Claire Everett lives with her husband and children in North Yorkshire, England. Her poetry has been published in short form journals worldwide. She served on the editorial team for Take Five Best Contemporary Tanka, Volume 4, 2011 and in December of the same year she became Tanka Prose Editor for Haibun Today. Claire has just launched Skylark, a UK tanka journal dedicated to tanka in all its forms.