Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge #TankaProse – Above the World by Sally Cronin

This week for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge Poet’s Choice I have created another Tanka Prose to get a bit of practice in… a tribute to my time in Wales living and working in the Snowdonia National park.

Snowdonia – Image by LeoRijnja from Pixabay

Tanka Prose – Above the World

Rare gift of late summer sunshine. Younger legs than today, eager to take even the steepest paths. Breathlessly grateful for viewpoints on the climb. Ultimate prize, tomato and mayonnaise sandwiches high above the world. Late summer grass offers resting place before the reluctant descent before dark.

Memories of youth
when mind and body aligned
eager for the climb
to reach the top of the world
above life’s imperfections.

©Sally Cronin 2021

There is still time to participate in this week’s challenge:  Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge Poet’s Choice 

My latest book is a collection of poetry and was published in July 2021 and here is a recent review.

One of the recent reviews for the collection

 Lizzy‘s review five stars Sep 04, 2021

You can find all my books and buy links: Sally’s Books and Reviews 2021

 

Thanks for dropping by and I hope you have enjoyed the poem.. thanks Sally.

 

 

42 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge #TankaProse – Above the World by Sally Cronin

  1. Congratulations on the review, Sally, and thanks for the poem as well. It does bring to mind memories of lovely walks as well, although I haven’t given up completely on them (but yes, you have aches and pains to think about as well) 🙂

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