dull daily routine
familiar and common yet -
each moment is fresh
A Tanka -
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under the night sky
snow-white buds crackle, glimmer
fair flowers bloom fresh
sleeping earth, mystical dark
the moonfleet glides bright and calm
Tanka is a Japanese poem form similar to Haiku with two additional lines of 7-7 syllables. So the format is 5-7-5-7-7 with 5 lines and 31 syllables in total.
Tanka is also referred as 'Waka' meaning 'poetry' in Japanese.