Poems about Tanka

Not quite a haiku, but almost there, Tanka is a japanase poetry structure which translate into ‘short song’. So come on into this wonderful section and sing your little poem or read those already featured! Click here to sign up and read more about Tanka.

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Seal Of Allure

A tanka on the overwhelming beauty of... nature! Only seen if we open our eyes. Hope you enjoy! :D <3

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Insert Coin To START

A tanka on how life is merely a game. Hope you enjoy! :D

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usagi
usagi Silver Comma Socially awkward swamp witch.

Tanka #4 (?)

Just a quick tanka. I'm having a lot of trouble sleeping lately, even more so than usual. As always, feel free to call me out if my syllable count is off!

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Wings Of Courage

Trying-to-be-motivational-vibes, :D. A tanka on flying, for today's prompt: pride. Hope you enjoy. <3

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stadarooni
stadarooni Commaful Star Empathy is the human superpower.

Firebird

The goosebumps glimmer and glow, flowing towards the fire.

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hanniecakes
hanniecakes Gifted Writer I did it <3

Baby Girl

"You're my baby girl, the other half to my heart"... two tankas about being separated from one of my best friends </3

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stadarooni
stadarooni Commaful Star Empathy is the human superpower.

Neon Nightingale

Neon nights, composed of air.

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bruvton
bruvton Commaful Star Your friendly neighborhood doggo

I Feel Accepted

A pair of tankas that create an acrostic. I challenge you to try something similar to this, and @ me in the comments!

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stevewaldrop
stevewaldrop Commaful Star We're all stories in the end...

Silent Woods

A tanka series on loneliness and hope

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edie_taylor
edie_taylor Gifted Writer Am I a crazy girl? Maybe 🙄

Tanka #1

My first tanka! Announcement by the end!

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