Beauty met the Beast,

looking for a miracle.

KIND, his profile said.

She glanced at his snarling face.

Just what kind was uncertain.


Tanka: 5-7-5-7-7

Miracle & Beauty prompt from: Ramblings of a writer 


17 thoughts on “Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 27 Miracle & Beauty

  1. The closing line is brilliant. Love the timely motif of the entire poem, too–so much of today’s first meetings are done virtually, through words and images… one can hardly tell what’s true and what’s not.

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  2. Thank you 💕 and you’re totally right. We live in a world bound senseless by projection, hyper-normality has a lot to answer for.
    I’ve just had a look at your site, I love your work!


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