I listen for hours
to the shell’s song
the constant static
of your voice
Kokako, 16, April 2012
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Marilyn Humbert lives in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney NSW surrounded by bush. Her pastimes include writing free verse poetry, tanka, tanka prose and related genre. She is the leader of Bottlebrush Tanka Group and member of the Huddle and Bowerbird Tanka Groups. Her tanka appears in Australian and International Journals.