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Jenny Ward Angyal

Jenny Ward Angyal

Jenny Ward Angyal lives on a small organic farm in North Carolina. Her tanka have appeared or are forthcoming in Atlas Poetica, GUSTS, Lynx, Moonbathing, Multiverses, red lights, Ribbons, and Tanka Splendor.

Home Summer 2012 Simply Tanka Jenny Ward Angyal

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locked
in the curio cabinet
of my heart . . .
a Dresden shepherdess
still spilling summer flowers


every summer
an orioles’ nest
suspended
at the tip of a branch
my dreams of flying


after speaking
of the diagnosis
he kneels
to take a photograph . . .
one white Atamasco lily