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Child Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Child

These Child Tanka poems are examples of Tanka poems about Child. These are the best examples of Child Tanka poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

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Small Voices





                                         Standing in Heaven
                                  a small voice calling my name
                                          the image is small
                                     I'm sorry God needed me 
                                    my child who was not born




by Michael J Falotico
Dedicated to all who have
lost a child before or after
birth...


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Lifting the Fog

across this child's face the light of understanding sparks a fire to touch a teacher's heart lifting fog from yesterday
_______________________________________________ For the contest sponsored by Andrea Dietrich "One In Five" 1/7/14


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LOVE, ANGELS, and MUSIC

LOVE God is always love Forever seek the kingdom; Praise the creator Keep giving what you can give Please endure until the end ANGELS Beautiful Heavens Protecting the meek ones earth Watching over us Helping us to cope with life Comforted with hope and trust MUSIC When you find rhythm You find your hearts inner core Celebrate the times Make them better than before Reminisce and dance all night


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Play With Me Papa

Play with me Papa
Dance like a princess Papa
Time to have tea Papa
Let's go to the park Papa
Wake up it's not bedtime Papa


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Long Rain

with my child
on my shoulder, i walk
in the long rain
carrying the heaviness
of shattered dreams


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THE TAYLOR HOUSE STORY (tanka sextet)

There's always a house
Some weird    vacant residence
Kids stay away from
Especially on certain nights
Those nights when the Moon is bright

Climbing those porch steps
Would take more than just courage
No child would risk it
It's the Taylor House Story
A tale both true    and GORY!

The house I describe
Has three stories    a long porch
And    boarded windows
Except for one by the top gable
'Death's Door'   so goes the fable

No boards on this one
No glass either    just splinters
Three jagged sabres
It's said    a boy in his teens
Stuck in his head - GUILLOTINED!

Now!    On moonlit nights
Some still hear those awful thumps
The window comes down
THUMP!    His head hits the roof    THUMP!
Rolls on down    hits the ground    THUMP!

Well?    To climb those steps?
It would be insanity
No child would risk it
A vision so full of dread
That thumping    bouncing    DEAD    HEAD!


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Women and child abuse

We must put an end
To women and child abuse
From our societies
By enforcing stricter laws
And creating awareness 


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A Balance of Power

When a child was a child
A man was young and strong
As A child was growing well
A man was getting old
And losing living strength