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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
Premium Member Poem Organ pipe Daubers Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, bio, house, insect
Cold Ward, Julia Tanka clothes, weather
Premium Member Poem The Music She Hears Gorelick, Barbara Tanka emotions, music
Premium Member Poem His Blessings Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka blessing, faith, hope, love
Premium Member Poem Journey: Tanka Sequence Martin, Thomas Tanka age, beauty, education, farewell,
Premium Member Poem Joyce's Hand Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, appreciation, beauty, giving,
Premium Member Poem What We Really Fight For Siegel, Steven Tanka freedom, humor, military, mom,
A Nightingale Sings Wood, David Tanka bird, nature
Premium Member Poem Fear of God Siegel, Steven Tanka brother, childhood, fear, hockey,
Premium Member Poem The Smoke Siegel, Steven Tanka anxiety, confusion, courage, fire,
Premium Member Poem Meditation Martin, Thomas Tanka analogy, deep, insect, peace
I Heard a Drunkard Ben, Su Tanka cry, dark, depression, drink
Premium Member Poem Autumnal Equinox Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka autumn, nature, seasons, sun
Dreams Campbell, Michael Tanka dream, happy, imagery
Premium Member Poem Passing Clouds Martin, Thomas Tanka death, feelings
Premium Member Poem tanka IX thirtyseven, scott Tanka environment, night, stars
Wedding at Sea Ward, Julia Tanka sea, wedding
Relaxation Ward, Julia Tanka imagery
Glitch Foster, Gail Tanka computer, confusion, humor, internet,
You are my ocean Bayliss, PJ Tanka love, sea, sensual
Premium Member Poem Seasonal Love: Autumn Winter Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka autumn, nature, winter
Premium Member Poem Still Life Martin, Thomas Tanka age, autumn, feelings
Premium Member Poem Heartbeats Martin, Thomas Tanka age, bio, dream, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Daydream Martin, Thomas Tanka angst, bio, dream, farm,
Souls Apart Bayliss, PJ Tanka lust, romantic, sensual
Circle of Fire Bayliss, PJ Tanka lust, sensual
Double Tanka re: Malcolm X Ankney Higheagle, Kathryne Tanka appreciation, black african american,
Premium Member Poem THESE WOMEN austin, daver Tanka women
Premium Member Poem Too Late Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, autumn, butterfly, earth,
Premium Member Poem Hatteras Lighthouse Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, insect, light, ocean
Premium Member Poem Childhood Home Martin, Thomas Tanka blessing, home, introspection
Premium Member Poem My Tanka Martin, Thomas Tanka age, allegory, feelings, poetry
Premium Member Poem Period Of Adjustment Richards, Carrie Tanka how i feel, introspection,
Premium Member Poem THREE TANKA STRUNG POEMS Quinlan, Diane M Tanka creation, environment, moon, morning,
Premium Member Poem Inside My Head Haight, Sandra Tanka feelings, future, mystery
Premium Member Poem Fire Quinlan, Diane M Tanka fire
Premium Member Poem The Powerful Period Gorelick, Barbara Tanka identity, power
Premium Member Poem Titles Quinlan, Diane M Tanka jealousy, places, seasons, word
Premium Member Poem Redwoods Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, earth, miracle, summer,
Premium Member Poem String of Three Tanka Poetry Quinlan, Diane M Tanka fire, flying, imagery, life,
Premium Member Poem The Real Martin, Thomas Tanka celebration, feelings, joy, nature
Roses mohn, david Tanka destiny, life
At the Sandy Place Ward, Julia Tanka old, sad
Beautiful Rose Bud Promise, Rainbow Tanka color, flower, garden, image
Premium Member Poem Swan Song Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka nature, sleep, winter
Premium Member Poem DANCED Guyler, Ian Tanka dance
Premium Member Poem Cold Teagan, Becca Tanka how i feel
Premium Member Poem Yearning Love Negron, Nayda Tanka self
Where Am I Promise, Rainbow Tanka cheer up, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Lavender Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, garden, magic
Premium Member Poem Through the Eyes of a Neglected Child Haight, Sandra Tanka abuse, child, mother, sad
Premium Member Poem Moonlight - Mirrored Tanka Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka beautiful, light, moon, night
Premium Member Poem Storm Watching Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, november, sea, storm
Psychopomps Foster, Gail Tanka autumn, bird, death, fear,
Premium Member Poem On Palawan Sands Fraser, James Tanka girlfriend, i love you,
Premium Member Poem In Dark Isolated Places Dietrich, Andrea Tanka death
Premium Member Poem Boys with Toys -for human rights violations contest Dietrich, Andrea Tanka children, war
Premium Member Poem Randomling 31: Ripples Oliver Rotman, Mary Tanka beautiful, moon, nature, water
Premium Member Poem All My Relations Martin, Thomas Tanka celebration, earth, spiritual, uplifting
Premium Member Poem Rocky Cove Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka ocean, sea, weather
Premium Member Poem Ticking Timewarp Richards, Carrie Tanka anger, conflict, evil, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Serendipity Martin, Thomas Tanka autumn, feelings, girlfriend, joy,
Premium Member Poem But Why Oh Why, For We Sigh Fraser, James Tanka abuse, anger, friendship, people,
Premium Member Poem Palawan Hearts Fraser, James Tanka beach, beautiful, love, people,
Premium Member Poem Rose Garden Martin, Thomas Tanka april, beautiful, cute love,
bareness Ward, Julia Tanka future
A Butterfly on a Plastic Rose poet, kash Tanka allegory, life
Premium Member Poem Mother and Children Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, beauty, children, mother
MELANCHOLIA-a tanka verse Strand, Brian Tanka life, light, poetry
Premium Member Poem Free Will Martin, Thomas Tanka bible, care, christian, freedom,
Premium Member Poem FIRST DATE austin, daver Tanka romance
Premium Member Poem Reality Check What Is a Randomling Roper, Eve Tanka lost
Premium Member Poem When You Died Oliver Rotman, Mary Tanka death, write
Premium Member Poem Madonna and Child Martin, Thomas Tanka child, devotion, love, miracle
Premium Member Poem Smell Summer Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka butterfly, color, summer
Premium Member Poem Window Martin, Thomas Tanka age, growing up, moon
Garden L. , Pippi Tanka love
Sun Rays Vassallo, Alfred Tanka nature
Premium Member Poem Don't Go Riding On that Train Dietrich, Andrea Tanka religious
Tanka hansen, jan oskar Tanka death
EXPRESSIVE- EYES Nayak, Anulaxmi Tanka art, beautiful, beauty
Premium Member Poem A Butterfly Dietrich, Andrea Tanka beauty
Pearls and Swine Foster, Gail Tanka animal, bible, death, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Tightrope Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka hope, humor, nostalgia
Glide Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka dream, fantasy, poetry
Blooming Iris Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka emotions, love, nature
Premium Member Poem Puppy Love O., Ruben Tanka anti bullying, dark
Premium Member Poem EGYPTIAN GODDESS OF BEAUTY Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka africa, beauty, god, rose
Premium Member Poem Stone Ivy Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka green, imagery, imagination, nature
Blue Hue Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka blue, love
I Am wandering: All of a Sudden Ben, Su Tanka beautiful, best friend, people
Premium Member Poem Eight Tolls of the Bell Dietrich, Andrea Tanka death, humor
Premium Member Poem CHANGE OF AIR VARIATIONS austin, daver Tanka august
Appealing Campanologist horsman, harry Tanka faith
Premium Member Poem JUST COFFEE austin, daver Tanka humor
Tank Fest Tanka Foster, Gail Tanka education, food, humorous, military,
Jasmine forever Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka memory, metaphor
Tremors Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka environment, power
Premium Member Poem Love Beat Negron, Nayda Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Lure of Beauty Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, myth, ocean