beyond the cafe — street trees roil, girrrr of ten thousand cicadas SUV backs into wall — tea-leaves orbit my cup
Image: my scorching driveway. The poet musing from the air-conditioned comfort of a cafe while the world outside gets used to what local weather forecasters describe as a ‘low intensity heatwave’.
And for music this morning, here’s Taiwanese ensemble Cicada with their 2023 album Seeking the Sources of Streams (Youtube) –
One thought on “tanka on the first heatwave of summer — Feb. 16.”
Thank goodness for a cup of tea. “Departing in the Morning After Rain” – lovely; peaceful; soothing. Thanks for the YouTube links, Peter. I really appreciate it.