Poem, Tanka

42/2017: Seventeen

This heart did not know, what it meant to smile and cry lost only in grief, but seventeen years ago, one innocent face did heal. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: And so my talented and lovable niece turns 17... Time flies 🙂 💖 💝


9/2017: Waiting for Snowfall

Hands in my jacket, standing in the cold outdoors look up to the skies to ask the snow to bless us but it refuses to fall. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN:  There is supposed to be a snow storm in Toronto today, and I am watching nervously from my window, imagining the terror of driving tomorrow.… Continue reading 9/2017: Waiting for Snowfall


Day 300: The Artists(2)

Enviously watch as beauty is created one brush stroke of life capture the moods of nature enchant the eyes to forget. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: I was told today is International Artist Day, so wanted to write a poem for the talented artists I know, who always make me forget the sad and the bad.… Continue reading Day 300: The Artists(2)


Day 235: Rainbows

Gift from the heavens strokes of colour in grey skies refractions of light replace worries with wonder awaken the child within. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Lucky to have seen a rainbow today while driving home. Felt very blessed that I decided to try a new style, Tanka. Rainbows always make me feel special as if… Continue reading Day 235: Rainbows