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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

Copyright © humble b | Year Posted 2013

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A life negative—
No person’s immune from this.
Fight back hard always . . . 
	 No fear—be courageous now . . . 
And never ever give up!

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved,
May 8, 2015 (Tanka)

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

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Army Rangers Rescue UFO Abductee

Up on  mountain top.
Just don't know how I got here.
Army Rangers  rescued me.
Says UFO kidnapped me.
Sure lucky I was let go.

Copyright © James Ray Morris | Year Posted 2013

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Trust me - tanka

                          Dejected in love
                         I act in defiance of,
                          yet face the music
                      Why not look into my face,
                      Embrace panoptic passion !  

One tanka - 5/7/5/7/7
Written on 19/4/14
Sponsor- Amy green

Now for contest ' Just one Tanka- old and new' by Alfred Vassallo
Entered on August 28th, 2014

Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2014

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The Smoke

           The Smoke

You smell the smoke
see the air we are breathing
It makes me gag
no way here for us to breathe
wish this smoke would go away

Copyright © Steven Siegel | Year Posted 2015

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Tears of the War

Tears of the war 

Tears flow silently,
Pride digs deep into the heart,
Dare you defy grief,
Bravery etched in the gold,
Mortals are now immortal !

Tanka- 5/7/5/7/7
Written Feb 9th, 2015
For contest "Tanka Tears" by Rick Parise

Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2015

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Light upon the Path

Sealed in walls of ice
My heart locked; frozen frail,
Ragged shardsduk-taped
After a swift fall from grace
Grim view of my shackled fate

Opening my mind
In order to see clearly
Amending time lost
Moving forward yet refrained
Seeking a promising path

Lily's, daisies, rose's,
Stoping to sniff as they bloom
Staring at the stars
Burning like a tigers eyes
Meek child I am no longer

Reach for heaven
To chase inner most desires
Stroking fire within
Aspiring to heights untold
Letting inner light shine o

(I connected this to "the great flower of life" in a perspective of personal growth from a troubled child to a positive and driven young adult inspired toward achieving greater things)

Copyright © Amanda Reslink | Year Posted 2014

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The dragon eats land
Steps on other people´s right
And we say nothing 
Because once it was wronged
Can´t speak ill of the ogre
The dragon spews fire 
Over anyone who seeks redress 
To get what is theirs 
And slowly the world awakes 
The monster a perilous fiend   

Copyright © jan oskar hansen | Year Posted 2013

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Faith Hope Love

Faith fills us with peace,
Hope gives us strength to go on.
Love helps lift us up.
With faith, hope and love combined,
We’ll conquer life together.

Brenda Meier-Hans

Copyright © Brenda Meier-Hans | Year Posted 2014

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Your sweet defender

Fruity and chocolate
Cakes and other temptations,
Worry not my dear,
I'll vanquish them all bravely
Before they reach your sweet tooth

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Namaste namasti

Teaching what I learnt
From heroes and 
The known and 
I owe each each of you 
Which I know are not 

Namaste my gems-
Smashing spread and 
light my pen.
Shalom to you all.

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013

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You Must Read- Time Is of the Essence

                                         It will Happen Soon!
                                       You will realize the lies,
                                        no place you can hide!
                                    Some of you will be surprised!
                                 Fight for Freedom, and your Rights!

Michael Tor   CT contest Time Is Of The Essence Contest
Four Million Five hundred thousand people have watched
On YouTube the Documentary (Illuminati Plans 2015 To
Kill One Billion People New World Order 2015) I Implore
My fellow Soupers To Watch this On YouTube. God Bless
You and ThanK You.             

                               THIS IS REAL
                               NON FICTION


Copyright © michael tor | Year Posted 2015

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Double Tanka re: Malcolm X

a. Perspective of Malcolm X

in the ghettos
like the reservations
white man builds
a separation of skins
hearts and minds

b. My Perspective

Malcolm Little born
to roll uphill
against all odds
a boy transmogrifies
into variable X

Copyright © Kathryne Ankney Higheagle | Year Posted 2015

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Understand This

                                        Understand This

                                            Education is
                                    Its own fulfilling reward
                                    Disappointments come,
                                 Not to redefine knowledge;
                                   But to clarify our dreams
                                 01182015 (PS Contest, Syllables of Wisdom 3.
                                                         Silent One, sponsor)

Copyright © curtis johnson | Year Posted 2016

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Mind's choir

Inviting voices
Of your mind's opposing choirs,
Which ranks will you join,
Of cowardice and despair
Or courage and fulfillment

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Time is running out.
Cherished every moment.
This could be the end.
So believed, be free and lived. 
Regrets are only options!

Copyright © Joji Jebulan | Year Posted 2016

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Stuck in a pond

Sharing loneliness
On a boat in a stale pond
We keep throwing rocks
To imitate the great seas
Too cowardly to explore

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Nothing More Honourable Than Being Yourself

Be honoured of all
Others seem to think of you,
Their accusations
Never need validation:
Always be true to yourself.

Copyright © Marissa Faries | Year Posted 2015

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Conqueror Of Words

Uttering those words
out loud as if they 'd been just 
discovered, you did 
bring them into their knees like 
a newfound land's conqueror.

Copyright © Diana Bosa | Year Posted 2016

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How to find it

Mustering courage
And immeasurable strength
Comes from the heart
Surpassing ego's limits
For the sake of a good cause

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Fight or flight

We would all do the greatest
In the face of trials
But only a few embrace
Traits which conquer fears and pains

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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In Hopes Of What Will Be

Only thing worse than
Hanging by thread, is waiting
To live my own life.
I now know I much rather
Hang onto those words she said.

Copyright © Marissa Faries | Year Posted 2015

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An audience

There's no safety net
For the heights I have to reach
To convince your mind
I should have an audience,
My heart face to face with yours

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Pars Fortunae

This World is all you 
Had wished for: Lots of Money,
Lots of Friends, honey,
You should know, never give in, 
Not until the very end.

Copyright © Marissa Faries | Year Posted 2016

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tanka as poetry

Tanka as a Poem

I have been outside 
Nature is beautiful they say
It was rather cold
The sun, one euro polished 
Clouds are the suns` flunkies

Inside looking out 
Nature looks like fantasy land
You can`t lure me out
The wilderness is insecure 
And sometimes the wind blows hard

 I`m civilised man 
Outdoor is discovery channel
Sharks and dark water
Nature needs a glass divider
Enjoying our inimitableness

Copyright © jan oskar hansen | Year Posted 2016