Haiku: Going Inside

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I found him inside
In a still pool’s reflection
What I saw is me

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Under the Sun

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Crises sharpen minds:
Escaping to the country
Starting a new life
We must reclaim who we are
Our freedom under the sun

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Mad Situation

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Did I ask for this?
Who’s forcing it upon me?
I say take it down
I will refuse to kowtow
My life is always my own

copyright Francis Barker 2020