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Shelbi Markham


Fields blended
into a golden strip.
The green sign, in focus for
only a second:

© by Shelbi Markham
Used with the author’s permission.



Shelbi Markham is a Kansas high school senior who plans to attend Kansas State next fall to pursue a career in writing. Her work is based primarily on personal experiences and observations about her surroundings.

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kewl...keep at it.
Posted 05/18/2012 03:59 PM
Marilyn L Taylor:
Very nice, very fresh!
Posted 05/18/2012 08:58 AM
Ralph Murre:
I've been trying tanka & haiku for years. Sometimes almost successfully. Never this good.
Posted 05/18/2012 08:08 AM
It's so great to see a young poet featured. Congratulations! Short poems can be tough to get "just right," but yours packs everything it needs into its five brief lines. Thanks.
Posted 05/18/2012 07:51 AM

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