Tanka Schoen*

Nuggets and nuances
Cleverly hidden in words
Speak in low volume

Under the songs of the birds
Who sings to anyone I heard

© 2011 Michael Yost

*Playful title based on Wayne Newton’s
rendition of Danke Schoen

17 responses to “Tanka Schoen*

  1. Oh, that is a cute title. Yes, a lot can be hidden in words–so true.


  2. superb composition, thanks for linking.



  3. Oh, I was here before–I still like this, Michael. I didn’t know schoen is “beautiful” either.


  4. How does the “beautiful” fit in there?


  5. Michael, I love this! I don’t know if I did mine right or not. Please check it out sometime and let me know what you think. This was my first attempt at anything other than my usual freeform style. Thanks! Blessings, Terri


  6. It’s at http://terri0729.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/i-choose/ I think that should hook you up okay. If not , let me know. Thanks.


  7. beautiful sounds I hear.. thanks for sharing this.

    here is my share:


  8. the imagery is very live and beautiful.

    see you at poetry picnic week 2 tonight.


  9. deep and beautiful.


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