Today’s quote is from Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Born in 1600 and died in 1681.
Here is the quote for your inspiration:
“These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night’s arms.” Pedro Calderon de la Barca.
Tanka Poetry Using the above Quote for Inspiration – The Cold Night.
Beauty a new day
The garden spectacular
When dusk approaches
The cold night air chills the flowers
Some will not shine tomorrow.
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