Not quite a tanka...
By Kara L.C. Jones

you are a precious
piece of glass
worn smooth
from the tumble
of life

honor your contradictions


Kara lives on Vashon Island which is a much more awesome place than she ever imagined it would be. She is a poet, wife, teacher, bereaved mom, facilitator, receptionist, founder, struggling p.t.barnum, turtle faithful, editor, artist, and a million other things that will prevent you from putting her in any one particular label box! Kara teaches at the Blue Heron Art Gallery on Vashon. Her classes include "BreakOUT! a teen writers workshop" as well as BodyWrites!. And her class Expanding Poetry is now available in an online format from where you can register today at:


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