Goodbye, Farewell

time, talent, treasure
investments in another
is farewell a loss?
or can we know, beyond pain,
the unity of “fair well!”


This is not a tanka, but has the 5-7-5-7-7 syllable count. Written for
dVerse Poetics.

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8 thoughts on “Goodbye, Farewell

  1. Investment perhaps requires a return, and so loss may well follow, if investment it is? If on the other hand, as you postulate, we know that we are taking care of rather than investing, then we may all Fare Well

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