As I drove home from school the other day, I was struck by the number of shades of green all around me. Ever curious, I began to explore the various names given to this tone and noticed many fell into (perhaps) accidental categories — natural objects (pine, sage, fern, moss, leaf), habitats (tropical forest, grassland), and food-related hues (artichoke olives). The result is this green-tinted tanka.
Tara over at A Teaching Life is graciously hosting this week’s Poetry Friday. Why not join us!