Thoughts and Reflection – Haiku/Tanka – July 20, 2015

This photo of Massawa is courtesy of TripAdvisor

 

out of Africa
swallows and desert winds
sweep Italian skies

sweep me off my feet
teach me a new summer song
early dawn thoughts
– reflections of passing dreams
tucked away in an album

long ago
on the sands of Massawa
we watched fishermen
sweep the Red Sea each night
filling their nets by morning

© G.s.k. ‘15

Written for – Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Afriku and

Haiku Horizons – sweep

31 thoughts on “Thoughts and Reflection – Haiku/Tanka – July 20, 2015

    • In this case Mandy, more than likely old post cards … since the Eritrean war of independence from Ethiopia , I’m told the old city isn’t quite what it was before. But it would be wonderful to be able to see that part of the Red Sea once again.

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