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List of Tanka Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
I Once Dreamt Skye Tandy Tankacry, dream, grief, identity,
Deep Hurt Skye Tandy Tankaconflict, grief, hurt,
The Process M. L. Kiser Tankadeath, poems, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Alluring Droplet James Fraser Tankabody, imagery, sensual, sexy,
Premium Member Poem Orchestral Sighs James Fraser Tankabeauty, desire, emotions, love,
autumn Stu Buck Tankaautumn, beautiful,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Rick Parise Tankaautumn, nature,
Cagn Suzette Richards Tankaafrica, animal, god, nature,
Rain Valerie Staton Tankarain,
Leader Of The Pack harry horsman Tankapower,
Premium Member Poem TANKA VERY MUCH daver austin Tankahalloween,
The Scent of your Soul Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankaallusion, faith,
WORSHIPPER Singh Ram Krishna Tankairony,
embers Stu Buck Tankabeauty,
Premium Member Poem The Scent Of Your Soul Mystic Rose Tankaanniversary,
Premium Member Poem Radiant Farewell Rick Parise Tankanature,
The Lotus and The Frog Nudershada Cabanes Tankasummer, sun,
Monsters Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankamystery,
Premium Member Poem Lady Autumn - Mirrored Tanka Dorian Petersen Potter Tankaautumn, beautiful, imagery, nature,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Dorian Petersen Potter Tankaautumn, beautiful, beauty, first
What Is Love Like John Monteblanco Tankalife, love,
Premium Member Poem Moonlight - Mirrored Tanka Dorian Petersen Potter Tankafantasy, moon, night,
In Praise of the Holy Spirit Carolyn Devonshire Tankafaith,
War M. L. Kiser Tankapoems, poetry, war,
Premium Member Poem Weeping Willow - Tanka - Your Welca Maurice Yvonne Tankanature, river, sorrow, tree,
Leaving me soon Mike Miller Tankadeath, loss,
For the love of words Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankalove, words,
Premium Member Poem Pillars of Praise Faye Gibson Tankagod, prayer,
A Cat's Life Melani Udaeta Tankacat, nature,
Wildfire Tanka Victoria Rathernotell Tankacreation, fire, natural disasters,
My Funeral Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankadeath, funeral,
Premium Member Poem I'm a 5 Charlotte Puddifoot Tankadeath, spiritual,
Relationship- In Love Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankalove, relationship,
Uncertainty Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankadeep, introspection,
Flowers Fading Fast Jerry Stevenson Tankafeelings, flower, imagery, nature,
Premium Member Poem Where now a Butterfly Sits James Fraser Tankadaughter, loss, sad,
Winter Sightings Valerie Staton Tankawinter,
Saint Nicholas Valerie Staton Tankachristmas,
The Candle Melani Udaeta Tankastrength,
Premium Member Poem Of Nails And Wood Dorian Petersen Potter Tankafunny, humor, humorous, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Strange Love Brenda Meier-Hans Tankaanimal, best friend, cute
Premium Member Poem One Autumn Night Barbara Gorelick Tankaautumn,
Premium Member Poem When Ones Heart Flutters James Fraser Tankabeautiful, beauty, woman,
Envy Daniel Human Tankaautumn, emotions, nature,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Whirling Broken Wings Tankaautumn, color,
Premium Member Poem Under Maple Trees Ruben O. Tankabaptism,
Opposites Attract Casarah Nance Tankacharacter, relationship,
Premium Member Poem BONSAI TANKA - CONTEST Maurice Yvonne Tankanature,
Premium Member Poem Last Hurrah Joyce Johnson Tankaautumn,
Premium Member Poem nothingness Broken Wings Tankadream, feelings, life,
Autumn Colours Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankaautumn,
Tanka by Night Paul Callus Tankalove, nature,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Dreams Regina Riddle Tankaautumn,
Premium Member Poem AUTUMN COLOURS Jan Allison Tankaautumn,
Premium Member Poem Love And Laughter Deb Wilson Tankafunny love, smile,
Tanka Sam Raj Tankanature,
Missing Piece Unfragment Broken Tankaabsence,
Premium Member Poem It Takes Two to Tanka Jerry T Curtis Tankapoems, poetry, write, writing,
Tired Iron Horse M. L. Kiser Tankapoems, poetry,
You Cannot Hide From The Eagles Eye M. L. Kiser Tankaanimal, bird, poems, poetry,
flavor of springtiime Franco Gonza Tankalost love, spring,
Premium Member Poem Patterns in the Dark Seren Roberts Tankalove,
Premium Member Poem Breaking the Ice Carrie Richards Tankalost love, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Hard Choices Faye Gibson Tankachange, pain,
Buried Treasure theresa stephens Tankafeelings, grave, loss,
Plastered Basement Zoe Life Tankahumorous, satire,
Puzzle the Muzzle Chelsea Chords Tankaanimal, farm,
Premium Member Poem PANIC ATTACK Jan Allison Tankafear,
Premium Member Poem He Brenda Meier-Hans Tankablessing, christian, happiness, inspirational,
That's Life Casarah Nance Tankalife,
Tanka Dr anuradha Moogi Tankalove,
Premium Member Poem Advice Barbara Gorelick Tankaangst, introspection,
HOPE Olive Eloisa Guillermo Tankahope, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem Necessity Kristen Bruni Tankaencouraging,
Premium Member Poem Destroys Steven Henderson Tankaadventure,
Premium Member Poem HEAVEN'S GIFTS Lyric Man Tankafaith, god, heaven, hope,
Premium Member Poem Hope, Faith and Love Joyce Johnson Tankagod,
Premium Member Poem Believe Betty Bateson Tankabeautiful, feelings,
Always Hope Pandita Sanchez Tankahope,
Premium Member Poem HopeTanka Contest Entry Maurice Yvonne Tankahope,
Premium Member Poem HYMN OF FAITH nette onclaud Tankacelebration, faith,
Hope, faith and love Mohan Chutani Tankafaith, hope, love,
Premium Member Poem Because He Is Love Jade Celeste Tankafaith, hope, love,
Premium Member Poem Hope, Faith And Love Dr.Ram Mehta Tankafaith, hope, love,
Blessed Trio Carolyn Devonshire Tankafaith, hope, love,
Premium Member Poem the demur of lovers Verlena S. Walker Tankabeautiful, deep, faith, happiness,
Premium Member Poem To Me Gail Angel Doyle Tankamom, my child, son,
Wisdom Estela Canama Tankajesus, light, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Faith Hope Love Brenda Meier-Hans Tankacourage, faith, hope, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Faith, Hope, Love Isaiah Zerbst Tankabible, christian, jesus, love,
Love belies Dr. Upma A. Sharma Tankalove hurts,
Faith, Hope, and Love hija de la luna Tankafaith, for him, giving,
Premium Member Poem Hope, Faith, Love Faye Gibson Tankafaith, hope, love,
Hope, Faith and Love-Contest Chelsea Chords Tankainspiration, love,
Premium Member Poem Waiting Frederic Parker Tankaabsence, hope, love,
Premium Member Poem Hope julie heckman Tankahope,
Love and Hope Tim Smith Tankahope, love,
Premium Member Poem Love Jan Allison Tankalove,
Hope Casarah Nance Tankafaith,
Premium Member Poem Dying Daily Tim Ryerson Tankafaith, hope,