On waking

Morning light drifts in
A cotton candy sunrise
Melting into blue
Lingering in waning clouds
Clinging to the horizon

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FEATURED in Vibration in Art and Verse December 2012
FEATURED in Haiku – The Art of Japanese Poetry January 2013

Spawned by a cotton candy sunrise with a few puffy clouds like dreams lingering in my mind.

My focus as a photographer and digital artist ranges from traditional photography to PhotoArt compilation and the less explored world of abstract design created with natural elements such as smoke, oil and water.

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  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamalmost 2 years ago

    Tanka inspired by a cotton candy sunrise with a few puffy clouds drifting like dreams lingering in my mind.

  • Donna19
    Donna19almost 2 years ago

    Wish this would go on…….

  • Me too. but for the purposes of the Tanka I think it’s complete. The rest is up to you ;-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • © Pauline Wherrell
    © Pauline Wher...almost 2 years ago

    So beautiful Richard – I love your poetry. Have you put your poetry into a book?

  • Thank you Pauline. I haven’t done a book in a long time, but I’m thinking of doing one in e-book format using iBook reader – still playing around with the program though trying to figure it out :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Meant to say iBook author :-) … fat sleepy thumbs

    – Richard G Witham

  • LindaR
    LindaRalmost 2 years ago

    so sweet ~ I can almost taste the beauty of this experience, loving your verse xx

  • Twas a tasty sunrise indeed Linda. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Vesna *
    Vesna *almost 2 years ago

    gorgeous, I love the soft feeling your words exuberate

  • Thank you Vesna :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • tori yule
    tori yulealmost 2 years ago

    Support , Erich, our Vibe of the Week.
    He is an amazing writer, and a constant supporter of all our members.

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  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenalmost 2 years ago

    Like it. :-))

  • Thanks Val :-)

    – Richard G Witham

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