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Dark Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Dark

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

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Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

My brain and heart battling 
Spinning can’t find my footing 
My world is dying 
Was this my doing?
On my face I am smiling
In my heart I am crying 
Took something that was beautiful and destroyed it


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System Overload

Darkness consumes me
Corrupted thoughts take over
Soul becomes hollow
Self castigation occurs
Tears of blood destroys all hope


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Dragged to Hell

I am exhausted
All these faces haunt my soul
No sleep comes to me
When I killed them they all cried
Now they watch me with those grins
I know I'll be dragged to hell


For Freddie's Tanka Contest
Let me see if you can guess I wrote this one.


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awakening

Awakening 

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   
 


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hiding

hiding
the creature
within
she stalks the
streets nightly


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Black

Enveloped in black
Darkness of a living death
The black shroud tightens
Heightened frenzy of thrashing
Pinned in the arms of Black Knight

For Andrea's Color Tanka Contest
May 14, 2013


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war tanka

War Tanka
A master sergeant 
Walked out of camp at night
Murdering Afghans 
Nine of them were children 
Their demise caused no uproar


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Black is to Blame

Death, Depression, Doom
Destruction leading to Hell
Vampires with Witchcraft
Smelly rats and bats, rotting
Confusion, Chaos, Wolf Howls

9th May 2013


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S A D Holidays



it’s dark in my life
sunshine’s never allowed in
what are holidays
      dreck from my happier times
            pointless to ever resurrect


For the “not so happy holidays contest”


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Branches Hide Dark Trout

branches hide dark trout
swimming beneath truth of light
floating secret lives
in deep wanton quiet pools
verity lives amongst them



(June 18, 2011  Wausau, Wisconsin USA)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved


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