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Rose Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Rose

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

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A Pink Rose

My best friend and I
Ran barefoot through the garden
Stirring the petals
Her hair tied back in two braids
Her skirt trailed out behind her

We sat by the stream
With our feet in the water
Talking and laughing
Until a pink rose I plucked
And wove it into her dark braids

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What Love means

What Love means / Was Liebe bedeutet / Que el amor significa  

Love's soft petals fall
Leaving bare thorny branches
Heady perfume gone
But with care and attention
From one rose grows a bouquet

Zarte Liebesblüten fallen
Nur nackte dornige Zweige bleiben
Kein berauschender Duft mehr
Doch mit Pflege und Liebe
Wird aus einer Rose ein Bouquet

Pétalos de amor caen
Dejando lampiñas ramas espinosas
No más embriaga perfume
Pero con cuidado y atención
Crece de una rosa un ramillete

Love a blooming rose
Always flowering in us 
And nourished by faith
A never ending story
A safe heaven for our soul

Liebe eine blühende Rose
Sie blüht immer in uns
Genährt durch Vertrauen
Eine unendliche Geschichte
Zuflucht für unsere Seele 

El amor es una rosa
Floreciendo en nosotros
Alimentados por la confianza
Una historia sin fin
Refugio de nuestra alma

Note: Co-written with Jack Horne for Walayee's Soup Member Contest

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My Rose Bushes in Autumn

Grown taller since May,
my rose bushes sprout blossoms -
yellow, pink and red -
bright remnants of warmer days
Now heralding fall’s glory.

(I don't have a garden really, so I hope this suffices!! I just love them)

For Black-Eyed Susan's 
Single Tanka Poetry Contest

Now for What's in your GARDEN? Contest #3 (Old/new)Poetry Contest 

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A Rose for YOU

I plucked a red rose from the garden of my heart fresh like this morning some dew drops clinging to it dew drops of Valentine wish. Tuck it in your hair another scented garden fragrances mingle morning and evening walk on coming Valentine's day. © 2012 ===============000============== By:kash poet

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'Being bipolar is like a rose'

Being bipolar
is like a rose born missing
some of its petals,--
its color is more vibrant
than all the other roses'!

It may never be
part of a "perfect" bouquet,--
but its rich pigment
can be a precious paint for
Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."

Alas, it may not
attract the most "honeybees"
in the wilds of life,--
but its petals can be crushed
to make the finest perfumes.

Being bipolar
is like a rose born missing
some of its petals,--
its bouquet is more fragrant
than all the other roses'!

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The Virtuous White Rose

--**--The Virtuous White Rose--**--

White rose is holy
Matrimony pureness of
Bond between lovers.
Blessing  to Old Rome deceased’s
Chastity and innocence.

White Rose in myth and
Legend was tainted by blood,
Made blush from kiss, thus
Made it red and made it pink
Against its pride purity.

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---rose petals garden

rose petal's garden
thorns raking an open eye
trimmed bush barren bare
blood let the face of mourning---
sweet cherry of virgin light

Contest: Tanka me a Dream
Poet: Debbie Guzzi

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White Rose

it lies there alone,
one flower, on a coffin
that the flag once adorned
carrying  the soldier home,
brave hero, an only son.

White roses were strewn,
when the cortege was driven 
through crowded  lined  streets,
a flowered road of goodbyes
written in the rose of hope

April 7 2013

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Orange Roses

In the roses' glow you ignite me - warm fingers stroking, stoking me until heated buds unfurl their fire-flushes of desire. Molten petals flare - a furnace of flame fragrance scorching like lava combusting in the burning heart of a blazing bouquet.
for 'Pick A Rose' contest

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Death of a Rose

A summer rose fades
One by one its petals fall
In downward spiral
Scattered by an autumn breeze 
It's fragrance a memory