sheep and cattle
roam the hills
I wind back
my father's watch
Grevillea and Wonga Vine 2011, Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, Vol. 4
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
An older contributor, Merle Connolly enjoys writing tanka and finds it a very rewarding way of expressing thoughts in a few lines. There is much to learn about the genre and its origin in Japan many years ago. Merle Connolly has had tanka published in Eucalypt, Grevillea & Wonga Vine, Take Five Vol. 4, Ribbons, Kokako, Moonbathing, Red Lights and Gusts.