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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  
All Night Cafe Miller, Mike Tanka loneliness
Premium Member Poem SWEET MORNING Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka culture, food
Loop Miljkovic, Davor Tanka abuse, anti bullying, growth,
Premium Member Poem DAWNING Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka beautiful, feelings, light, nature,
Cynosure Chansarkar, Sara Tanka death
Premium Member Poem GARDEN OF DELIGHT austin, daver Tanka flower
Cynosure Gupta, Probir Tanka beauty, death, life, ocean,
Today i must leave you Machaya, Pheko Tanka abortion
Kwashiorkor De la Croes, David Tanka poverty, sick
My man never comes Machaya, Pheko Tanka absence
Premium Member Poem Cynosure Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka love
Planet Bosa, Diana Tanka earth, inspirational, light, longing,
Premium Member Poem Phobias Conquer Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka emotions, feelings
Premium Member Poem WAR austin, daver Tanka war
Premium Member Poem Unsaid Goodbye Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings, heartbroken
MAMA BIRD BUILDS NEST Walker, Sonia Tanka bird
Hooke's Law Misra, Karam Tanka life, work
Winter's Sun MGK, The Eminent Tanka beautiful
Beloved Songbirds Jennings, Bonnie Tanka bird, love
Lies after Death Okonkwo, Chuma Tanka feelings, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Calligraphy Martin, Thomas Tanka lost love
MY EAR HEARD LOVE MEDICINE Devnath, BL Tanka funny, i miss you,
Premium Member Poem Dandelion Quigley, Tom Tanka allegory, flower, relationship
For all i care Machaya, Pheko Tanka age
Consuning Fire Anderson, Tony Tanka bible, christian, faith, god,
Premium Member Poem STARBURST austin, daver Tanka heaven
Insulting God Roffey, James Tanka god
No Fireworks Tonight Poteet, Reason A. Tanka anger, firework, growing up
Premium Member Poem Harrowing Goodbye Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka lost love
DOWNSIDE UP OF CONFUSED WORLD Devnath, BL Tanka nature, people, philosophy, today,
STORM IS ABREWING Walker, Sonia Tanka fantasy
Premium Member Poem I grok Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, feelings, lost
Strange Me MGK, The Eminent Tanka anxiety, april, crazy, emotions,
In a City Garden Guenther , DebbySue Tanka city, garden
Snowy Christmas Eve - Revision Marschall, R.A. Tanka beauty, christmas, snow
Jasmine Desikachari, Vasudevan Tanka flower
Snowy Christmas Eve Marschall, R.A. Tanka christmas, snow
Premium Member Poem Shadows Conquer Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem PURPLE PASSION KISSES Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka lust, purple
Premium Member Poem Desert Religions Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, blessing, religion, spiritual
Premium Member Poem Nothing to hide horsman, harry Tanka emotions
Premium Member Poem The Headstone horsman, harry Tanka desire, destiny
Ticker Tape Trends Misra, Karam Tanka emotions, irony
Premium Member Poem Bridal Suite Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka fantasy
Premium Member Poem Yellow Sun Rises Kendrick, Sara Tanka nature
Premium Member Poem The Woodpecker Kendrick, Sara Tanka nature
Mohammed Ali Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka people
Painting - Simply Divine Daniel, Jo Tanka art
Vortex Rodrigues, Kim Tanka weather
Emphasis Judnic, Lana Tanka religious
Winter III De la Croes, David Tanka flower, seasons, winter
Autumn VIII De la Croes, David Tanka autumn, flower, seasons
Black Swallow Bosa, Diana Tanka beauty, heaven, love, romantic
Premium Member Poem Reanimation Martin, Thomas Tanka wine
Winter II De la Croes, David Tanka cool, seasons, winter
WINDOW IS OPEN Walker, Sonia Tanka food
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 Koko 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 O., Ruben Tanka africa
The Eyes of Cats Wu, YunZhi Tanka animal, cat, stars
Premium Member Poem The Comet Massey, Mark Tanka adventure, allusion
Premium Member Poem TWILIGHT TANKA ALLISON, JAN Tanka beauty, nature, sky
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 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