Professional Cynic

According to Wikipedia, Tanka (短歌, “short poem”?) is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature.  Below you can read the 29th of my 2017 poems. 

The aim is to write as many of these poems as possible to build a comprehensive picture of life with a disability in 21st century Britain.

Time to paint a smile

Cast aside all your problems

Try not to worry

Fill the void with song and cheer

As problems creep up behind

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