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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest · #1255827
a Dutch Tanka for the Writer's Cramp
KONINGINNEDAG


clad in orange
we browse the rummage sales
eat birthday cake
stroll the canals,
a party?

Ja voor de Queen
in lovely Amsterdam
the sun sets late
full-flower moon
and tulips?

at Keukenhof
fields of red and yellow
sea of sunshine
waves of color
Rembrandt smiles?


April 30th in the Netherlands is a national celebration of the Queen's birthday.
Written for: "The Writer's Cramp

The Dutch tanka form: "Tanka, Dutch


WON THE DAY'S PRIZE: WELL, IT WAS THE ONLY ENTRY! *Blush*
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