Tanka T128

Saw a portrait of
An unsolved murder victim –
And could only think –
How photography just ain’t –
As good as it used to be

11.07.16

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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Notes to this poem…

reet-jurvetsonThis was the photo. I thought she was just beautiful the way she is captured here. Breath-taking, to be honest.

Shame on me I thought about photography when really, I should be sympathizing for the murder victim. I hope they resolve the case. The woman’s name is Reet Jurvetson.

The T-series poems are tanka composed while I was not engaged in some activity during which I frequently composed poetry. That is why these are called the Inactive Tanka collection.

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