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Tanka Poems | Examples of Tanka Poetry

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
Jasmine forever Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka memory, metaphor
Tremors Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka environment, power
Love Beat Negron, Nayda Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Lure of Beauty Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, myth, ocean
Premium Member Poem Midsummer Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, bio, spring, summer
Premium Member Poem I'm So Jealous A , SKAT Tanka absence, crush, cry, dedication,
Premium Member Poem KITTY SMART austin, daver Tanka animal
The Sculptor Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka art, love, passion
Sand castle Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka love
Sandal wood Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka love
Rock-man Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka life, love
Premium Member Poem Jazzier Times Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Butterfly Afternoon Martin, Thomas Tanka butterfly
Premium Member Poem Suffered Hunger Roper, Eve Tanka food, sad
Premium Member Poem The One Who Loves You Manassian, Eileen Tanka sad, truth
Premium Member Poem The Old Well Martin, Thomas Tanka august, bio
Premium Member Poem - What Do You Know About Angels - Andresen, Anne Lise Tanka angel, caregiving, cool, happiness
Premium Member Poem The Voice Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Their Precious Jewels Dietrich, Andrea Tanka men, power
Premium Member Poem windchimes Roberts, Francine Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem Autumn Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka autumn, beautiful, color, nature
Premium Member Poem Vintage Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, grandmother, uplifting
Premium Member Poem Men of Might Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Raw Energy Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Forgiveness Martin, Thomas Tanka bereavement, forgiveness, love, mom
Premium Member Poem Amour Roper, Eve Tanka analogy
Premium Member Poem New Computer Martin, Thomas Tanka computer
Premium Member Poem BLUE austin, daver Tanka humor
Premium Member Poem Blaring Noise Martin, Thomas Tanka angst, humor, music, technology
Dedicated Heart Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka friendship, heart, love
Bonsai gardener Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka desire, love, nature
Premium Member Poem Tanka This, that, those and them Quinlan, Diane M Tanka cat, dog, food, humor,
Premium Member Poem Lake Ontario Martin, Thomas Tanka america, angst, autumn, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Utah Martin, Thomas Tanka blue, joy, silence, sound
City Tanka Anish, Matthew Tanka night, urban
Premium Member Poem Stardust Martin, Thomas Tanka art, joy, stars
Premium Member Poem Loneiness Martin, Thomas Tanka feelings, loneliness, rainbow
Premium Member Poem Mississippi Crossing Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, green, river, tree
Premium Member Poem Hopeless Romantic Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, feelings, love, rose,
Premium Member Poem Nutrition Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka art
Love Is Like A Child's Heart Gann, Jason Tanka child, dance, heart, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem Night Train Martin, Thomas Tanka memory, nostalgia
Premium Member Poem Tao Martin, Thomas Tanka desire, girlfriend, growth, love,
Premium Member Poem Apocalypse Martin, Thomas Tanka beach, bird, death, world
Premium Member Poem Wildlife Refuge Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, beautiful, bird, flying
Premium Member Poem This Love Martin, Thomas Tanka desire, girlfriend, love
Premium Member Poem No Wonder Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, joy, kiss
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Monteblanco, John Tanka friendship, hurt, words
Premium Member Poem tanka VIII thirtyseven, scott Tanka humor
Premium Member Poem Chaos Theory Martin, Thomas Tanka confusion, cute love, environment
Finding Unobscured Serenity spagnola, jill Tanka earth, simple, wisdom
Premium Member Poem Again I Wonder Martin, Thomas Tanka discrimination, feelings, satire, truth,
Premium Member Poem Watching Myself Martin, Thomas Tanka men, mirror, old
Premium Member Poem Sparrow Hawk Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka bird, nature, summer
Premium Member Poem Almighty Lord God Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, blessing, dedication, god,
Premium Member Poem Listening Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, feelings, god, wisdom
Premium Member Poem PAINTING austin, daver Tanka art
Premium Member Poem Planting Martin, Thomas Tanka earth, fire, garden, wind
tanka Bayles, Mike Tanka beautiful, celebration, cheer up,
Premium Member Poem The Good old Days Martin, Thomas Tanka age, black african american,
Premium Member Poem shelter Cornish, Craig Tanka grandmother, nature
The White Rose bellen, charmane Tanka flower, innocence, youth
Premium Member Poem Watchable--I Guess Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, fantasy, imagery
Pathtic geese: Fallen Leaves: Full moon Ben, Su Tanka metaphor, poems
Premium Member Poem Biking Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, night
Premium Member Poem SLEEP austin, daver Tanka age
Premium Member Poem Eve of Destruction Trestrail, Keith Tanka environment, life
Premium Member Poem My Stuff Dietrich, Andrea Tanka abuse, environment
Premium Member Poem End Times Martin, Thomas Tanka fear, judgement, poets
Premium Member Poem Life Story Martin, Thomas Tanka birth, brother, confusion, june,
Premium Member Poem Up All Night Martin, Thomas Tanka deep, poems, sea, summer,
Premium Member Poem buckwheat Pillow Martin, Thomas Tanka dream, girlfriend, memory
Premium Member Poem Mehndi Galinta, Leonora Tanka art, beauty
Premium Member Poem Rose Window Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, christian, inspirational
Stuffed Earth's Reality Monteblanco, John Tanka death, earth, future
Premium Member Poem The Sting Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka insect, nature, sweet
Hastainaya somaina Brahma, Ronjoy Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Kokopelli Martin, Thomas Tanka adventure, art, autumn, earth,
Premium Member Poem Beauty on the Vine Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, flower, summer
Premium Member Poem Sand Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beach, ocean, sea
Premium Member Poem Bite Me Fraser, James Tanka emotions, for her, for
Premium Member Poem Trillium's Three, Along Winding Roads Quinlan, Diane M Tanka adventure, imagination, nature, places,
Heart's Melody Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka innocence, lost, love, prison
Premium Member Poem The Gift Callus, Paul Tanka appreciation, giving
Premium Member Poem Idols Trestrail, Keith Tanka how i feel
Premium Member Poem Fox Hunt Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka nature, night
Premium Member Poem Reverie Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, inspiration, ireland, uplifting
Premium Member Poem THE GAMBLER' S DESCENT Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka abuse, addiction, angst
Premium Member Poem LONG LIVE THE QUEEN Roper, Eve Tanka grandmother, mother, power
Silent Marked Warrior Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka dark, irony, light, lost,
Aventuras Borradas Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka adventure, confusion, hope, lost,
My heart wounded Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka feelings, heart, kiss, loss,
Broken memories depart Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka heart, heartbreak, loss, memory,
Ironic Connection Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka betrayal, break up, emotions,
Premium Member Poem A Birth Of Art Lexi Roper, Eve Tanka art
Premium Member Poem Lucifer Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, dark, evil, heaven,
Premium Member Poem Poppies and Mice Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, nature, sky
My Safe Haven Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka care, hurt, love, strength
I See Only You horsman, harry Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Rest Home Window Jordan, Richard Tanka death, night, old