A Doomsday Tanka

so many theories
about “in the beginning;”
more numerous are
speculations of the end;
some mysteries shall remain

P. Wanken

Written for Poetic Asides 2012 PAD Challenge Day 14: write a “Doomsday” poem…as well as for Poetic Bloomings “In-Form” poet: Tanka (a five-line poem consisting of a syllable pattern of 5/7/5/7/7).


      1. oh I just reread my comment please I DID NOT mean your write was boring I meant life oh I hope you didn’t take it the wrong way. I like the piece very much gosh I am so sorry I truly truly meant no offense!


        1. Nononono….I didn’t read that into your comment at all. 🙂 Yes…Life would be boring if we didn’t have those mysteries to keep us pondering. But…thanks for the follow-up.

          ~ Paula


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