English #frapalymo: WWI Love Story

Love Tanka #3

Summer’s breeze ruffles
my tutu feathers as I
twirl above Danube
mist, seeking Deutsch pilot
who crash-landed on my heart.

© 2015 Nortina Simmons


Written for Frau Paulchen’s Lyrik Monat, which translates from German to Mrs. Paulchen’s Poetry Month. We have yet another coupled prompt for today and tomorrow which I’ve brought together into one poem: “air trip” and “river journey”

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