A Weekend in York – A Tanka


Tall Minster towers

Grazing the bluest of skies;

Bubblegum blossom

And crowds of bright daffodils

Adorn the old city walls.


Trademark cobbled streets

Dowsed in glorious sunshine;

The grand river Ouse,

Swerving through the town centre,

Mirrors the spotless heavens.


Emma H, age 26, 11/04/2017

Double tanka written after a trip last weekend to York for a friend’s hen party. The weather was unbeatably sunny and the city looked beautiful. Photo of the Minster┬átaken on a previous trip under far less sunny skies…

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