Musings (Tanka Poetry)

Musings to think that life is not really a struggle, the ‘Tanka’ way!

Life is boring?
Add spice,be mysterious.
Rise from the mundane,
Travel,capture and conquer.
Yet strive for peace with inner-self.



A tanka poem comprises 5 lines of 5,7,5,7,7 syllables each in that order. Write and read tanka to make life unboring!

18 thoughts on “Musings (Tanka Poetry)”

    1. Thank you for the visit and likes!Yes essentially tanka is the longer version of haiku, though still considered to be a short poem. It should be able to convey a mood, event, feelings or describe nature. The last two lines could have some surprise!

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      1. Thanks for your interesting and informative response! I would be grateful if you could read my latest poem called Winter Lime trees, and consider whetherit has a tanka like quality of mood rather than formal structure? Best wishes!

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