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Pets Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Pets

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

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What A Beauty

<                                    beneath swollen ..... moon
                                      in pasture of...... rolling hills
                                      standing  ....hind quarters
                                      a beautiful black ...... stallion
                                      simply took my breath ........ away






Entry For
Rick Parise's 
A Memory Of Beauty
Tanka Contest
G.L. All
                                      


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my cats

where my cats lie
my leg is deep in slumber
pins and needles
I hardly feel
a loving touch


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Haiku About Giraffes

she eats from treetops
faster than a lioness  
not a meal today


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even on cloudy days

chatter of bird song

   fills the morning air

        my alarm clock

I awaken to sunshine

     even on cloudy days


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view point

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persuaded by time,
  clothed in rust, a sky reveals
    the hem of summer…
     round green hills are strewn with oaks
      as far as the eye can see….

kissing toes of a
 barn-red house, acres of grass
  stand at attention…
   John Deere rides the afternoon
    humming with satisfaction
    

under a pear’s shade 
 golden hound naps lazily …
  one eye slides open…
   for an occasional glance.... 
    on guard for squirrels who thieve


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By Carrie Richards, for Francine's Contest: "the view"
9/7/11


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in time

budgies chatter

and canaries sing

voices raised

welcoming Spring

while daffodils sway in time


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beyond the glass

her tail twitches

her throat constricts with strange sounds

just beyond the glass

the wild birds in flight taunt her
 
the caged bird looks on amused





*Honey, the cat, sits at the window making strange, threatening
noises at the birds outside. ignoring the love bird in a cage less than a foot to her left


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hidden

hidden behind

  the lovebird's pretty plumage

    is a squawky voice

the once curious cat

   hides underneath the bed


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The Finches

They're singing. They are.
The finches. They sing beauty.
That tree is their house.
How charming! Birds, music, tree.
And the sun, friendly, like them.

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Tanka Contest 3rd place
Contest Judged:  4/27/2014
Sponsored by: Amy Green


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A Battle Rages

A battle rages
between beans and broccoli.
Sadly, no winner
emerges from this dark fog.
Perhaps I will blame the dog.


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