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Tanka: M is for

Title: M is for
Fandom: Skyfall
Characters: M, Bond
Length: Tanka = 31 syllables across 5 lines (5,7, 5, 7, 7)
Content notes: character death
Author notes: written for the fan_flashworks Amnesty challenge; prompt used was Family.



Bad mother or good,
she is past those questions now.
This is the endgame.
You thought her too tough to die
but she proves you wrong again.



Also posted at http://fengirl88.dreamwidth.org/170986.html with comment count unavailable comments.

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alisanne
Jan. 2nd, 2015 04:24 am (UTC)
I've never heard of Tanka before! How clever.
It's lovely poetry, both sad and true. Poor M.
fengirl88
Jan. 3rd, 2015 02:10 am (UTC)
thank you! I had heard of the form but never tried to write one before. I'm glad this worked for you.
thesmallhobbit
Jan. 2nd, 2015 09:21 am (UTC)
Very clever - once again I'm impressed.

And congratulations on all the fan_flashworks badges you have earned this time. *iz envious* *redoubles efforts to catch up with number of badges fengirl has*

Also, we shall be having a poetry page every week for the Sherlock 60for60 comm - the Tanka looks like a form that could work very well, I hope you don't mind if we include it. Or possibly persuade you to come over and contribute one every so often?
fengirl88
Jan. 3rd, 2015 02:12 am (UTC)
thank you, on both counts! *beams*

and of course I don't mind if you include the Tanka in the 60for60 poetry page - the more the merrier.
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