A Troubled Reunion: a #TankaProse

Frank J. Tassone

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It has been years, but we are assigned the same co-teaching class again. Echoes of past trauma arise, and with them the familiar tension and gut cramping.

But I am not the same as I was, then. I can practice relational Tai Chi. I am water.

It’s time to flow.

no discouragement
even experiencing
unfortunate news
take one breath, then another
and stay in the moment

#tanka #micropoetry #poetry

for 19th September 2020 prompt: Gerry Muse #225 (occasional tanka prose): There’s No Discouragement

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