A scuba diving tanka.

I’ve been exploring other forms of Japanese poetry other than the familiar haiku. This is a tanka poem following the 5-7-5-7-7 syllable pattern.

I break the surface
To exit this noisy world
For a little bit.
I start my gentle descent
To explore the quiet calm.

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