“Gifts From Abroad” Tanka 691


Begins ‘The Season’

thus of our West African

brothers’ sand to here!

 

First, Cape Verde storms come now –

germal* innoculations!

 

  • (The usual August haze from the sands from The Sahara through West Africa creating that delightful dun-yellow haze out to sea doesn’t always announce its arrival in July: but the first of our Azores and Cabo Vert (pardon my Portuguese misspellings but I Learned the Cape Verde Islands in another era) may have sneaked into The Ritz Theater downtown Sanford, Florida, early this year: I noticed I had found my long-lost sniffles sitting the park bench at Magnolia Square this morning while awaiting the library’s opening.)

 

 

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