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!

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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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