distance, measured in time
always out of reach
in the future lie possibilities
in the past, all that is unobtainable
memories, the only present
This gogyohka is my response to Colleen Chesebro’s #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 274, #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt, where we are asked to write any form of syllabic poetry (including gogyohka), inspired by a photo provided by David, The Skeptics Kaddish.
The photo is of David’s father who is gone, but always present in his heart.