#Tanka 53 + Two Contrasting Seasonal Paintings from 2020

In twenty-twenty
the pandemic killed my words
and soothed me with art.
Now it's twenty-twenty-one,
who knows which muse will triumph?

Original artwork copyright (c) Sarah Potter, Summer 2020

Original artwork copyright (c) Sarah Potter, Winter 2020

#Tanka 49 & 50 — My Dog & I

image copyright(c) 2020 Sarah Potter
Rewind that decade!
Side by side we almost flew,
chasing time and scents.
Labrador sleeked through meadow,
coat a-shimmer. A mirror. 
Upon reflection,
side by side our hearts still fly,
with time the hounder.
We compete for silver now,
not of riches but of hair.