To follow the crowd Is an easy way to live Yet is never best Backs you into a corner Always think outside the box Tanka is a Japanese 31-syllable poem traditionally written as a single, unbroken line. English versions are usually divided into a 5-line form with a 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count.
Gullible people Food for praying mantis Eating their liver With fava beans and a nice Chianti, while off their meds *Praying mantis eat their prey while it's alive; fava beans, liver, and red wine are listed as verboten foods for people taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors. The combination is potentially fatal. Anyone who is prescribed MAOIs … Continue reading Preying mantis
Years pass too quickly Tiny blocks and wooden tops Childhood mementos Paint fades, memories ne’er will Kept safe in a mother’s heart