A Rainbow Spark, (a Tanka)



To see a lark soar

High above the rainbow arch

Reignites my spark

Despite the afternoon dark

Of cold hailstones, hard and sharp





Ivor Steven (c) October 2021

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

29 thoughts on “A Rainbow Spark, (a Tanka)”

  1. Beautiful 🌈 rainbow-n-lark photo, Tanka, and Lola’s song! πŸ™‚ 🌈
    OOOH, guess what?! We had a rainy day on Tuesday and in between the storms Coop and I took a walk and saw a rainbow! 🌈 Just like you, I felt like it reignited my spark and made me smile! 🌈
    (((HUGS)))
    PATS and RUBS to Sir Frankie!
    PS…In Lola’s song, I like the idea of a person being a rainbow. πŸ™‚

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    1. And Lola’s voice is magical, she sounds just like a rainbow … … my rainbow has sparked up my day, it’s bright and sunny this morning, without a cloud in the sky .. woof woof to Coop’s from Frankie .. 🐢 .πŸŒπŸ˜€πŸ€—πŸŒˆ

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