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Summer Tanka 2017 (2)

Jazz from long ago
echoes out the open walls,
sneaks into my bones:
I catch my foot dancing, and
those of the elderly too.

Like Copenhagen,
the heat, the air, and music
all become one soul:
old joints start to move again,
as the young dance with strangers.

Nick Giampietro

Nick Giampietro

Nick graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Japanese Literature and a minor in English, and works as a Software Engineer in Portland. He lives with his wife and dog-of-a-cat.

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