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Tanka Poems. Below are examples of tanka poems. This list of poems in the tanka form of poetry is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of tanka poems or a list of tanka poetry. These examples illustrate what tanka poems look like and its form. There is also a link below to the definition of tanka and a page where you can discuss it.

List of Tanka Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Nature of Human Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka people
Premium Member Poem Perseverate Martin, Thomas Tanka bio, time
Raining Anderson, Tony Tanka poems, poetry, poets
Rider Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, lust, passion, woman
Librium Equilibrium - II Misra, Karam Tanka addiction
Librium Equilibrium Misra, Karam Tanka addiction
Undeserved gold Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, corruption, desire, jealousy,
Premium Member Poem Shooting Rainbows Martin, Thomas Tanka rainbow
Forever Falling Koomoa , Cheryl Tanka beautiful, desire, emotions, feelings
Premium Member Poem So Beautiful Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, london, love
Premium Member Poem MUSIC austin, daver Tanka music
Premium Member Poem Old Glory Quigley, Tom Tanka america, thank you, veterans
Autumn VII De la Croes, David Tanka age, autumn, love
I say go man go Machaya, Pheko Tanka friendship, relationship
Autumn VI De la Croes, David Tanka autumn, tree, weather
COSMOS Dutta, Anisha Tanka earth, nature, stars
Just like everybody Miljkovic, Davor Tanka lost love, people, sad
Secret lines Miljkovic, Davor Tanka devotion, heart, love
Premium Member Poem Moments In Tanka-Time Puddifoot, Charlotte Jade Tanka bio, life, places
Premium Member Poem Copy-cat Ward, Julia Tanka garden
Premium Member Poem Gravity Suspect, Usual Tanka africa
The Eyes of Cats Wu, YunZhi Tanka animal, cat, stars
Premium Member Poem The Comet Massey, A. Mark Tanka adventure, allusion
Premium Member Poem TWILIGHT TANKA ALLISON, JAN Tanka beauty, nature, sky
Premium Member Poem Race of a Lifetime Callus, Paul Tanka mountains, race, snow
Premium Member Poem FALL'S DEPARTURE onclaud, nette Tanka bereavement, farewell
Premium Member Poem IN THE SKY Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka anxiety, community, star
SUNFLOWER Dutta, Anisha Tanka flower, sun, sunshine
Premium Member Poem My Cat Dietrich, Andrea Tanka addiction, cat
Premium Member Poem No Recovery Hoffman, Greg Tanka love hurts, relationship
Displaced Aechtner, Chris D. Tanka hope, words
Silent Night Raina, Meenakshi Tanka dark, night, silence
Premium Member Poem Insomnia Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka sad
Premium Member Poem Maternal Gifts - For Contest Jennings, CayCay Tanka love, mother
Premium Member Poem SYMPTOMS OF POETRY LOVE Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka angst, words, work, write,
Our morning prayer Machaya, Pheko Tanka loss, lust, mental illness,
Kelp De la Croes, David Tanka beach, destiny, environment, insect
Naked Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, devotion, kiss
Waterfall Roar Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka adventure
Premium Member Poem The Last Climb Leiser, Laura Tanka adventure, death
Premium Member Poem Round The Bend Gorelick, Barbara Tanka feelings, how i feel
Premium Member Poem Summer Days Smith, Charlie Tanka peace, summer
Chrysalis Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, dream, life, strength
A Salute To The Fallen Misra, Karam Tanka dedication, memorial day, veterans
BULI FOR YOU MARK, ANTHONY Tanka abuse
Premium Member Poem The Pearl Necklace Wings, Broken Tanka grandmother, love
Premium Member Poem Ambulance Martin, Thomas Tanka birthday, thanks
River Flow Anderson, Tony Tanka nature, poems, poetry, poets,
Elegy for my shogi games Machaya, Pheko Tanka death, grief, loss
Premium Member Poem Early Kendrick, Sara Tanka beauty, today
Request Chansarkar, Sara Tanka dark, death
Premium Member Poem The Caged Robin Crisci, Andrew Tanka bird, freedom, spring
Premium Member Poem Nosferatu's Heir Quigley, Tom Tanka family, horror
Il Mostro Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, introspection, people, social
Just like our fathers Machaya, Pheko Tanka abuse, africa
Deep-rooted memory Daniel, Jo Tanka memory, truth
Sixty four squares poets Machaya, Pheko Tanka art, fantasy, life, love
Premium Member Poem Oriental Splendor Kimathi, Teddy Tanka beauty, imagery, nature, river,
Lark Tanka Gupta, Probir Tanka allusion, beauty, bird, death,
dyeing my hair Datu, Leon Tanka introspection, youth
De Jevu Jennings, Bonnie Tanka feelings, mystery, remember
Premium Member Poem Cuco Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka fantasy
Trial Tanka S , Kit Tanka corruption
Clock Strikes Midnight Henderson, Kyleigh Tanka absence, death, depression
Premium Member Poem Chained Dog Song Simmonds, Rita A. Tanka dog, music, song
yesterday once more Chutani, Mohan Tanka lonely, love, memory
Pebbles of dishonesty Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, people, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Iniquitous Appetency Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka deep
Premium Member Poem Confidence Haight, Sandra Tanka confidence
TABLOID WRITER MARK, ANTHONY Tanka writing
SOUVENIRS Rodrigues, Kim Tanka beach
your dollar - my life Ficklin, Lukas Tanka abuse, emo, inspiration, inspirational,
Bully Anderson, Tony Tanka anti bullying, bullying, poems,
Basketball Anderson, Tony Tanka basketball, poems, poetry, poets
Commemoration L. , Pippi Tanka deep, loss, remember
Premium Member Poem Class of 85 Quigley, Tom Tanka anniversary, class, nostalgia, remember,
Nick Wink Mother Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka adventure
Left breathless Miljkovic, Davor Tanka good night, goodbye, miss
Premium Member Poem Summer Symphony Gorelick, Barbara Tanka summer
Summer Attraction Paras, Manny Tanka nature, travel
summer storms Poteet, Reason A. Tanka natural disasters, storm, summer
A couple of mannequins Miljkovic, Davor Tanka anger, emotions, pride, relationship,
Premium Member Poem meandering summer Wings, Broken Tanka garden, summer
Premium Member Poem Sizzling Summer Haight, Sandra Tanka summer, sun
Premium Member Poem Summer Time Puddifoot, Charlotte Jade Tanka flower, summer, time
Premium Member Poem Bus Stop Inferno Kingston , Wayne Tanka love, youth
Efflorescent Raindrops Harvey, Eugene Tanka creation, giving, life, nature,
The Light Nyberg, Pamela Tanka beautiful
Cardboard love Miljkovic, Davor Tanka love, rain, relationship
Premium Member Poem Three Thirty AM Quigley, Tom Tanka love
Summer's Beauty Y., Alexis Tanka beauty, nature
She fears my good looks Machaya, Pheko Tanka faith, july, men, religion,
Premium Member Poem Summer Lovin' horsman, harry Tanka love, summer
Judge me and the truth Machaya, Pheko Tanka romance
Scorn the likes of him Machaya, Pheko Tanka appreciation, fantasy, feelings
A rich man's idle boast Machaya, Pheko Tanka assonance, baptism, lust, money,
Show up Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, inspiration, motivation, people,
Premium Member Poem Weeping Mistress Room Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka mystery
Paint job Miljkovic, Davor Tanka color, depression, introspection, pain,
Long jump Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, dream, love