Tanka Duet: Two Faces of Janus

By: Cynthia Ann Katon-Alfonso

Apr 13 2012

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Category: Global Warming, Poetry, Tanka


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1.   Crazy Climate Change!

The forecast?  Hot, Wet and Wild!

Endless turbulence!

Tornadoes and hurricanes!

Good God,  have mercy on us!


2.   Let the rivers flow,

Let the gentle wind rise up,

Let’s rebuild the land,

Let us tend this planet Earth,

Let’s return to Paradise.

10 comments on “Tanka Duet: Two Faces of Janus”

  1. Oh, isn’t this Wonderful!!! God bless you, Cynthia–have a great weekend (hope your weather is amenable!).

  2. Funny to read this as we are in a tornado watch right now . . . and your prayer is right, have mercy on us! Thanks!

  3. Hot, Wet and Wild’ – such a powerful image.

  4. Thank you! Have a terrific weekend, stay safe!

  5. Thank you for Liking my little whale post. Lovely blog you have, here! Looking forward to exploring it. 🙂

  6. two good Tanka’s, Cynthia , both equal beautiful.

    Ciao, Francina

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