Once upon a time in the West

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 32nd 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.

Dying of sheer thirst

Inside the last chance saloon

Shot at from all sides

Austerity tumbleweed

The grand old clock strikes high noon 

 

 

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