Narcissus ( Tanka )

31 Dec

narcissus

A beautiful man

led to a pool of water

dies in his own arms

pity he could love no one

as much as he loved himself

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcissus_(mythology)

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Wishing everyone  a healthy and happy  New Year

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3 Responses to “Narcissus ( Tanka )”

  1. Green Speck December 31, 2012 at 7:39 am #

    This is beautiful !!!

    • indytony December 31, 2012 at 8:55 am #

      A very timely poem on which to end the year. There is a lot of Narcissus in each of us.

  2. Mama Zen December 31, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    Well done!

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