611. A Tear Forms on Her Cheek

a tear forms
on her cheek as a soap
plays on tv,
the knife in her hand
slices through an onion


polona said...

i love this one, great turn!

Pat Paulk said...

Yes, very good!

Anonymous said...

i agree: very good.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

really nice!

Nick Zegarac said...

Phew! Glad it's only the onion. For a moment I had visions of Kathy Bates in Misery dancing about my head. Thankfully, this gal's more Rachel Raye than psychotic!

floots said...

really enjoyed your blog
especially the wry smile of this tanka
(thanks for the visit)