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Tanka Nature Poems | Tanka Poems About Nature

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Watercolours in the Rain

~*~ Summer to Autumn ~*~ Expresses blooms of beauty, ~ primary pastels ~ whilst impending changes loom ~*~ Water colours in the rain ~*~ http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/nature-13.php


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A yarn of sunshine

"I've got sunshine" 

TANKA~ 1
This heavy weight wind
jiggles the chimes limbs hanging
sensitively 
a thousand sound waves invade 
visible radiation
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TANKA~ 2
Dark moonlight tempest
blunders off the mountain top
a massive flooring…
the courageous beam of light
saved souls upon meadow blades
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TANKA ~3 
A place called daylight
where the beam is always pure
luminescence 
if you could only feel this
you’d ask to hold the torchlight 
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TANKA~ 4
Somewhere were you sleep
the fluorescence substance light 
absorbs your beauty
every second that you breath 
the light becomes like sunshine 
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TANKA  ~5 
Sky of falling stars
belong in my diary
notification
renewing my wedding vows
sunshine begins with me
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TANKA~ 6
Missed the snooze button;
pendulum rods tick out loud 
morning bird and worm;
sunlit curtains sooth out rays 
anonymous melody
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TANKA ~7
Two rainbows petals 
peek outside with loneliness
against no sunlight
rainy weather condition 
no color will bring you back 
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by;PD 
10-10-12
for: contest


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Moonlight Sewing Night

pearlescent moonbeams satin spools unravelling through dark threads of trees fragile crocheted filaments luminous lunar lacework scattered sequin stars bright beads on night's black fabric silken starlight strands darn darkness with silver yarn moonlight's purled embroidery


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Snowflakes

Winter butterflies
Flutter in an evening sky
Of soft velvet black
Their icy wings glistening
In the pale light of the moon



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Awarded: Fifth place
           





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the farm boy

amidst the green field
behind grandpa’s old brick house
lies a broken fridge,
unmindful of time passing
until my mom calls me home.


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One Deep Forest Day

One deep forest day God looked down where snowfall lay. Rainbows plucked from sky He unbent. Then through dark trees. . . spears of radiance God sent. For Carolyn Devonshire's Forest Lights Poetry Contest


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Stargazer

Amidst greenery Such beauty abounds in bloom Reaching to the sky This Oriental Lily Shows gorgeous colouration . The Stargazer lily was created in 1974 by Leslie Woodriff, a lily breeder in California. Woodriff called the new cross 'Stargazer', because the blooms faced towards the sky.


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Piercing Rays

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                                           piercing the leafage
                                           kaleidoscopic sun rays
                                           on forest old path
                                             the snow shines in cold silence
                                             as spring has not feathers yet







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Tanka by Night

nature lies in bliss
tastes luxuriant delights
under the moonlight
land and sea are making love
lapping waves caress the shore


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Contest:  Top Ten Tanka
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich


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Weeping Willow - Tanka - Your Welca

hey there willow bank admire your hanging eyes  mine are far from dry withdraw tears another time now...i’ll cry you a river
  10/01/2014


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God Created Lullaby

Cascading water dancing like ballerina down the green mountain singing a sweet melody God-created lullaby. © kashinath karmakar(27th Dec.2011) ==========000============== Placement:5th; (Dec.2011) Contest:Short and Sweet Sponsor:Francine Roberts


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Autumn

Summer is gone now and fall with her beautiful face Softly just arrives. Spreading joy with her colours And thrilling with her magic. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 Copyright@2014 8.10.2014


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SEPTEMBER SONG (triple tanka)

like a lover’s sigh
she tiptoes forth    looking back
those warm memories
birds    still singing    cross over
and sad sunshine stills the wind

now September sings
a sympathetic tune silvers
promises late gold –
the change will be gradual
promises sleep    painless sleep

mysterious calm
Llke a magic caesura
bated by surprise
in mind it’s ever the same
such gentle looking forward


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Tanka-

as we walked the beach the pink skies softened the tide and smoothed lines in our faces.... your hand reached out to mine to touch a girl you once knew
____________________ 4/2/15


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Another Day


empty rusted swing upon the rain drenched stoop sways in broken light a silhouette of you forever etched in my mind _____________ Tanka 3 Contest


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tanka 3

rushing waterfall
cascading from high, high heights
violently smoothing
river rocks and broken hearts
refreshing intensity




For Contest: Tanka Three
Date: March 26, 2015


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velvet lips

the springtime windfall
as petals covered the ground
velvet lips pursing
on the orchard avenue
the sun caught your lovely face


March 16, 2015


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Autumn




  
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Beauty has fallen

painting the pastel of love

in a breath of fire

below the bare heights of mist 

Autumn's tapestry lies strewn  

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Blue Orb's Golden Corona

Spinning orb of blue

Astronauts view the sunrise

Golden corona

Emerging to heat the Earth

Plants await sun's nourishment




*for Rick's blue and gold contest


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The Feel of Dawn

You run with the breeze
naked spirit oh so free,
joyous tide of life
your smile I catch in the wind
with every single sunrise.

© Harry J Horsman 2013  


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stripped naked

stripped naked shivering raped by northwesterly wind stiff bare limbs vibrate leaves once ablaze rest 'pon roots nourishment for spring's rebirth


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Angel Kisses





Snowflakes so silently fall

Like Angel kisses

Winters breath upon my face

Their departure traced


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Blue

delicate flowers
a blue of morning glory
twining vines with grace
my old wooden spindle fence
has no power against winds



05/10/2013


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Rain Trickles

Rain slowly trickles Dribbles from blue asphalt roof Wets ink 'pon page "Twas dry dull work written by The old poet as tears did flow
For Jimbo


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The Magic Ball

It’s a magic ball moving upward into sky with no impetus - r o l l i n g s l o w l y into day glowing in and out of clouds. Sunshine starts to slide s n a i l - l i k e down to earth again with unseen guidance and scarlet in the gloaming. Beauty trails the magic ball. Oct. 11, 2012 For Leonora Galinta's Tanka Crazy - Sunshine Poetry Contest


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A Long Shadow


Slipping into shapes
sun drips streams 'round darkest depth
and I, feeling small,
find even smallest ants cast
shadows long 'neath vast blue skies. 
 


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Delphic Bee

Singing pollen songs
Lips anointed with honey
Priestess of Delphi
Filling her pollen basket
Propolis giving comb love


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Bright Geen Land

Up the rolling hills As much green as one can see Meeting with blue sky As colors swirl together Beauty expressed with its heart The greatest green grass Displaying color outside On the brightest fields A gorgeous feel about it A love on the ground below The hills move around Where the sky fills, up above A cyan blue shown Mixed perfectly with the green Of the wondrous grass pronounced The greenery here In this harmonious land Brightens the dreary A happy day is brought forth From this delightful green place
Russell Sivey


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Winter Night

Frost and moonlight mimic my unwritten page but barren trees have printed inky shadows across the brittle earth
__________________________ 11//8/13 For Francine's Contest: Fall or Winter Tanka


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Beach of Bliss

Sultry summer night;
stars are winking at the moon.
As I gaze at you,
ocean’s tide rolls in. . . . We kiss.
Stars now wink at us! What bliss.


For Brian Strand's
FOURS AND FIVES single poem of 4 or 5 lines,
any form or theme Poetry Contest