an unread tanka — 22 May

the poetry books
sulky on my table
still unread           still
their golden lines         impatient
my lover calls from our bedroom

Image: by jean wimmerlin on Unsplash. In the Ghost Town of Kolmanskop, Namibia

And for music today, some jazz from Japanese pianist Ryo Fukui. Here’s his album A Letter from Slowboat (YouTubers here). Slowboat was the name of the jazz club Fukui ran in Sapporo.

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