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Food Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Food

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

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summer harvest sweet

summer harvest sweet
plump fruit ready for picking
a cornucopia treat
one would be wise to know how
quickly ripeness turns to rot

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Poetry Shared

Ocean draws me love
Come, come relax as waves tap
Toes, pelicans, gulls

Fun floating face down
Snorkel, mask, strange ocean clown
Below fish dart, chase
Look for love, food, fun, frolic
Similiar needs_fish~humans

Love, food, fun, frolic,friendship
Fish congregate in close schools
Human congregate in needs
Needs as poetry shared

Contest:"Fun & Frolic"
Written by: Sara Kendrick

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Blueberry Muffin

Blueberry muffin. Sweet things embedded in cake. What a breakfast treat! Blueberry season is near. Bring plenty of muffins here.

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Candy Cane

Red and white stripes round
and round the long shepherd's crook
sweet and refreshing
the first one of the season
most certainly not the last.

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A Sweet Suite

I quiver from bliss
with this prelude to my joy
sweet upon my lips. . . 
the icing that I licked from
the top of my Cinnabon.

The day of his birthday, and I tried to make
a yummy dessert that would be a surprise.
I sweetened cream cheese for the top of the cake
and kept tasting it. . . . Did not realize
it nearly had vanished in front of my eyes!

Chocolates and pastries and ice cream and pies -
They’re sweet to my taste buds but not to my thighs.

My Three forms for the Contest are Tanka/ English Quintain/ Couplet

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Tanka About Corn On The Cob

succulent and sweet
kernels unattainable
stuck between my teeth
hastily reaching forward 
A toothpick will do the trick

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Can you hear the sound

     a voice calling out to you

        whispers of times gone

            a could have should have would have

                  regret is a lonely tune...

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Nice Breakfast (Tanka)

this breakfast is nice, 
bacon, eggs, toast on the side 
black coffee to taste 

not one drop going to waste 
yum, yum, me and my tum, tum!

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Restaurant Ninja

He wears an apron.
He tosses and twirls large knives.
He wears a strange hat.
He chops and cuts up the meat
at a Japanese Steakhouse.

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My Huckle Berry Heaven 2K13

Many of time have
I sat upon earthy ground,
amongst Huckle Berry patches
gorging in Huckle Berry heaven
with glutton lips painted purple.