a daily tanka – 13 May

over still water
a pelican bellies
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a similar bird
rises to meet the swish...

Image: reflections, near Tumut NSW, Wolgalu lands

More global wanderings with today’s musical offering: Maya Youssef with her album Finding Home (and here on Youtube). Maya is a qanun player from Damascus, Syria, now living in the UK. A qanun is a 78-stringed Middle Eastern plucked zither.