I’d quite like to know what others think of this – the last part of my earlier poem, and the tanka that followed.
Do the two contradict each other? I know the answer (because I wrote it), but what do you think?
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I think of you all, one by one
My flock of men; birds of a feather
Six individual entities on their own
Making one whole, when we come together
The NaPoWriMo Tanka
Five men of my world
Challenges on a lifepath
Learned great lessons
I extend my gratitude
Without you, I would not be