Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Dignity & Success

Whispers behind hands

No self-respecting woman

Would be so brazen

For she found some happiness

Used her body for profit

©2018 Annette Rochelle Aben

17 responses to “Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Dignity & Success

  1. Those whispers behind hands… good take, Annette!

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  2. Colleen Chesebro

    What a great story, Sis. I love the first line, but the last line makes the whole thing make sense. Well done! ❤

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  3. This is an excellent tanka, Annette.

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  4. Truth, my friend!

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  5. Hélène (Willow Poetry)

    Oh, surprise ending, good take on the prompt.

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