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Tanka Happy Poems | Tanka Poems About Happy

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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

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Tanka 3

Tanka 3 children so carefree laugh while sand castles topple in the sea… shattered dreams may bring teardrops in maturity © Sandra M. Haight 2015 All Rights Reserved ~7th Place~ Contest: Tanka 3: Return To Ten Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich Judged: 03/27/2015

Copyright © Sandra Haight

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Fireflies Light the Path

Firelies flapping wings
light dark trails in fields at night
laterns bob and sway
like twinkling stars on high
while small hands reach to capture
In response to Nette's  "Splashes by Evening"
Miss you, Nette!

Copyright © Annalise a.k.a. Audrey Haick

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Caught In The Sun

I'm caught in the sun
Shining its rays onto me
Breathing in salt air
Taking in the blue green sea
Footprints left upon the sand

Copyright © Connie Gildersleeve

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It's Spring Again

Spring has come again.
It’s time to visit good friends.
Get off of your butt.
Lay laziness aside man.
Dance and prance and make romance.

Copyright © Jerry Stevenson

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it’s nothing fancy
just an old two-story home –
unfinished basement
plastic siding over wood
on high ground against a flood

and the neighborhood?
hey! It’s about just plain folks
folks living just plain –
no doctors, bankers, lawyers
nope! we’re wood-cutters, sawyers

this is where i live
oh i could do much better
this i tell myself
trying to set self above
giving my old butt a shove

talk about old age
talk about one being stuck
talk about old dreams
nope! this common crowd will do
sorry for the lonely few

Copyright © daver austin

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Happy New Year

____________________________ She slept in snowflakes Drops of crystal memory Where love filled her mind Joyous as the supple wind Silent as the new days dawn ____________________________ A Modern Tanka

Copyright © Rick Parise

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a twisted tree
casts a single shadow
          mirage on horizon
     disillusions  tempered 
by a mother’s love

I have now (finally) been able to update my webpage with the Web Store app and have listed the latest publications for sale. You are kindly invited to visit my page and enjoy the offering.

Kind regards

Copyright © Suzette Richards

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Blistering Summer

Blistering summer
Bold emerald covered earth
Fresh crisp healthy air
Flowery scented fragrant
Extraordinary feelings

Copyright © Rachel Hoyt

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Winter Nights

Winter nights are cold-
Sipping cocoa by the fire
Soft music playing
Snuggling up in a blanket
Feeling all warm and cozy


Copyright © Jan Cannon

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Happy Tanka

happy Meadow Lark
filled my days with melody
in Dakota youth
were I to travel back there
would he be singing for me

happy was my lot
in my North Dakota land
worry and care free
as the melodious bird
was he the reason I thrived

could I find my way
in the land of my childhood
back to thrills and trills
would I be sad if my bird 
had forgotten how to sing

Copyright © Joyce Johnson

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 Happiness is found
 not in common green paper
 it was founded once
 by the people who fly free
 away from troubles

Copyright © Thane Kerric

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Your Smile

flawless face smiles
making creases ‘round your mouth
your teeth shining through
        my heart soars across the sky
              i can’t help but smile too

Copyright © Eric Toler

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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
Like a magic caesura
Bated by surprise
In mind it's ever the same
Such gentle looking forward

HAPPY    HAPPY TIME - double tanka

Happy    happy time
Early tears and sleep lifted
Once past Labor Day
Harlequin    in falll colors
Trips so lightly o'er the world

Echoes    sad voices
From the past are silenced
By the happy clown
Bacchus    come down    pours the wine
The whole world on color dines

Copyright © daver austin

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as a lucid dream
lovely flower
in morning afterglow
with a single desire
filled to brim with you

Copyright © RobertHenry Poulin

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spirit’s star blazes
angels slough caste to chorus
tongues of shepherds freeze
pride-twisted scripture withers
born clean is the King of Souls

Copyright © Perry McDaid

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One Happy Medium

moderation is
the key to the vulgarness
of polar extremes.
it allows balance of mind
over matter and your dreams.

Copyright © Effie Blake

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Running, leaping high
I feel as if I'm flying
Rolling, soaring sly
Careening through the trees, free
Forest of dreams while I sleep

Copyright © Michael Campbell