Waiting on Summer

A lonely bench waits
for emergence of leaves,
rain turning to warmth,
the summer sun casting long
shadows – evening lingerings.

(A tanka for Ragtag community’s prompt: wait.  Image from personal collection.)

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

17 thoughts on “Waiting on Summer”

  1. V.J. for some reason you have not linked to RDP. I checked the spam folder and you are not there, nor are you awaiting approval!!


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