water strider does the tanka

Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai today…enjoy your summer!

photo credit: EnWiki

bouncy ripple-rings

dancing across water’s skin

elusive soft-shoe

natural stand-up paddler

professionally equipped

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. anjum wasim dar
    Jul 28, 2015 @ 15:08:40



  2. Victoria C. Slotto
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 16:56:16

    What a delight. Just the title is art!


  3. claudia
    Jul 22, 2015 @ 22:27:36

    oh nice… yep…professionally equipped indeed – and strikingly beautiful…


  4. jazzytower
    Jul 20, 2015 @ 22:47:45

    This is nice. I’ve never seen one of these in action. Must be a treat to watch. Nice take:)


  5. mandy91040
    Jul 20, 2015 @ 16:45:08

    loved the “waters skin” but the dancing and soft-shoe reference is so light hearted and sweet.


  6. Chèvrefeuille
    Jul 19, 2015 @ 22:51:24

    Very nice and creative lay out tanka Lynn


  7. ManicDdaily
    Jul 19, 2015 @ 18:03:13

    This is super cute, Lynn! I admire water striders. Thanks. k.


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