Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


Tanka Inspirational Poems | Tanka Poems About Inspirational

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

If you don't find the poem you want here, try our incredible, super duper, all-knowing, advanced poem search engine.

Details | Tanka | |

LOVE, ANGELS, and MUSIC

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


Details | Tanka | |

Enchantment

A type of magic—
Charming those involved always.
Enchantment is it . . . 
	A motive force for poets . . . 
To captivate readers whole!

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
(January 3, 2015) (Tanka)


Details | Tanka | |

The Spirit Prevails

It is a new day
Something wonderful happened
You are now at peace
Like a phoenix rising up
From the ashes you prevail

We shall not mourn you
For you are not gone at all
We may not see you
Your presence lives on in us
Enduring the test of time

Radiant light shines
Upon us all forever
Glorious rays gleam
Emitting from your spirit
Keeping your memory strong

The lives you have touched
Will never forget you now
Though we may shed tears
These are tears of happiness 
Your spirit forever reigns

In the days to come
When we are all together
Celebrating life
Your spirit will consume us
Your peace will be our strength

Joy and happiness
Will be felt every moment
You gave us reason
To have faith in the future
Your legacy will live on…………..


Details | Tanka | |

I, Courtesy Icon

Opinions matter Most often when you are right Want credit for them But they can stab like a knife If offered without consent Preserve opinions Wrap them softly in your mind Save for that prized time They are requested as gifts To be cherished and followed April 13, 2015 Contest: I, Icon Sponsor: Sheri Fresonke Harper
.


Details | Tanka | |

Key West Sunset

Celebrate the joy

You have lived another day

Spectrum in the sky

By the grace of God, go I

Join the sundown revelry



*Each day in Key West, they have a party outside to watch the sun go down.  It is 
quite a magical moment if you are able to participate and offer thanks.

For Rick's "beautiful memory" contest


Details | Tanka | |

Gracefully Bows As She Leaves

Forest alive now
Autumn colors brilliant glow
Poplar_ Maple grow
Colors seen_red, yellow, rust
Auroras of autumn flow

Elegantly dressed
For the last ball before snow
She smiles at artist
As he gathers paints blends shades
Painting her colorful gown

As sunlight dances 
Against gown that glows with dew
Gracefully she bows
As bare limbs begin to show
Last of grace before first snow


Details | Tanka | |

A Courageous Battle

~ perspective was found through days of rain and sorrow though laughter still came a long painful plight ensued and in one breath she had gone......... ~ A true story regarding one of my close friends. Cancer spread throughout her body so, so quick She passed one month ago today. I Love you Karen!!!


Details | Tanka | |

Positive Perspective

A welcoming smile
An appreciating heart
Ears without judgement
Eyes to radiate the soul
A positive perspective


Details | Tanka | |

Complete Trust

Complete Trust (Tanka Suite) Faith conquers mountains the mountains of broken dreams it shall get you through till the storm of life is past faith will soar into heaven ******* Face the rising sun see His beautiful garden where all hearts shall mend bringing faith and hope anew in spite all you may desire ******* Life such precious gift so full of joy and purpose in a special way His light shines where we all walk neath heaven's magic blue sky ******* Always remember when His heart says your welcome place your trust in Him the sky will darken no more He shall guide you home Erich J.Goller Copyright 1.15.2011


Details | Tanka | |

Rejoice (Tanka)

Rejoicing in life
soul’s jubilation singing
raising of voices

Praises of joy unto Him
uplifting mortal spirit



Comments:    The Japanese tanka dating back to the 5th Century has a format of 
five lines:  the first has five syllables. The second has seven syllables. The third 
has five syllables.  The forth and fifth lines have seven syllables each. The 
pattern is 5/7/5/7/7 for a total of thirty-one syllables.  This one is about rejoicing.


Details | Tanka | |

Air pollution in cities

We should plant more trees
In the cities of the world
Beside the roads
And on the roofs of buildings
To reduce air pollution


Details | Haiku | |

Random thoughts **50** Haiku--Tanka--Haiku

5,7,5----5,7,5,7,7----5,7,5
For Linda Marie's Haiku--Tanka--Haiku contest....

Love for poetry,
savvy. This identity
loves controversy

Football and women,
conversation, love-making.
R & B, Reggae,
inspired meditation,
Four Tops, The Temptations

Taking vacations,
road trips across this nation..
Next stop, the ocean!!!


Jared Pickett
915/2010
Asavvy1


Details | Tanka | |

What Am I

Formed in a desert A true friend whom you can stand Waves may put me down Still, I raise you in near place To show you the vast ocean. I have pallid skin Yet, aids to build your pillars We’ll be elated Surrounded by a cold breeze My soft dust-grains feel your hands. Storm waves rebuild me I remain in windswept place Of natures’ embrace I feel God in you- His grace, ‘Tis inspires and gives me strength. What Am I to you If I am only like hills? Despite life’s changes For you, I’ll always be there, To show you my love and care.
March 12, 2014 10.20pm First Place Contest: What Am I Judged: 3/15/14 Sponsor: Poet PD/Linda (my greatest & fave)


Details | Rhyme | |

Random thoughts 51 Trois Par Huit--Tanka--Rondel

Trois Par Huit--Tanka--Rondel

**A Love In Transition**


My mission,
this love in transition.
Started, a platonic love as friends.

It was not my intent, no more can I pretend.
These impending changes, remissed as I contend.
The muse of my latest poetry,

potent, our chemistry.
Hopefully!!


Am I a villain,
a wolf cloaked in sheep clothing
causing this friction?
Me ignoring these feelings
is treacherous to my heart.


This love that is in transition,
I'm incomplete and must not retreat.
Should I stay this course or flee,
is she real or a ghostly apparition.

Captivated by this rendition, her disposition,
intelligent and sweet.
This love that is in transition,
I'm incomplete and must not retreat.

Her dude is no competition
immature and full of insecurities,
quickly becoming obsolete.
One, is soon our juxtaposition,
this love that is in transition...

Jared Pickett
9/28/2010
Asavvy1


Details | Tanka | |

Life

Live Life to the completely—
Seek always new adventures.
Find your destiny . . . 
	 Emphasis the positive . . . 
Always give your best effort!

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved, 
Schoeningen, Germany (November 12, 2014)
(Tanka poetic format)


Details | Tanka | |

Moms Recipe




One cup of happy

Two cups of kisses and hugs

Each take turns stirring

Keep wishes and dreams set high

Bake and take a slice of life...


Details | Tanka | |

A Walk With You

A walk in the woods...
The sun shines through the tree leaves...
My time with You, Lord...
Under trees, orange and yellow...
With the fresh cool breeze of fall...


Details | Tanka | |

Mogul Menu

Tea and Sympathy
met Days of Wine and Roses 
Old friends enjoyed brunch
with Arsenic and Old Lace
at Tiffany's for breakfast.


For Mr. Brian Strand's
Tanka Me contest


Details | Tanka | |

Sweet Sanctuary

Come asylum's breath,
gossamer wings touch mine brow ~
Grant me refuge please;
then may my soul find comfort.
In your peace, my heart shall rest...


Details | Tanka | |

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
                                      


Details | Haiku | |

Blossom {Haiku / Tanka / Haiku }

<                                      red ~ gold ~ brown ~ and .... green
                                        rustic ~ over - tures .... whistlers 
                                        harvest .......  happiness


                                        the ~ winds ~ mighty ..... gale
                                        speaks ~ to ~ enchanted .... forest
                                        time ~ to ~ turn ~ new ...... leaf
                                        for ~ autumn ~ has ~ once .... returned
                                        and ~ you ~ must ~ all ~ come ~ on ..... down


                                       braided ~ and ..... despaired
                                       yet ~ forges ~ on ~ right ..... ahead
                                       fall ~ colours .....  blossom



Entry For Linda Marie's
Harvest Of Happiness
Haiku/Tanka/Haiku - Contest
G.L. All


Details | Tanka | |

The Eagle is Flying High

New York's changed skyline once created a vacuum, regained spirit now departed souls looking down the eagle is flying high ======================== Placement:3rd;(September 2011) Contest:Remembering 9/11 Sponsor:Carolyn Devonshire


Details | Tanka | |

New York From the Above

Tearful scared face sobs
Implosion of mute whispers
Two reflection pools
Host ghostly towers of light
I see my kids bring flowers...

for Carolyn Devonshire's Contest " Remembering 9/11"


Details | Tanka | |

The Forest

Fern and bluebell thrive Dense trees forging green shelter Footpaths meander. Mystery at every turn Gnarled roots display nature's art. Forest canopy Dappled sunlight and shadow Rustling undergrowth Spring is stirring steadily Epiphany of nature.
Delice 11th May2015 "All rights reserved"


Details | Tanka | |

Solitude

Solitude, no thoughts-
the echo in a seashell,
an eloquence the
soul sometimes yearns for, the calm.
The ocean is a seashell.


02/08/2014
For "Mood Music" contest by Sheri Fresonke Harper


Details | Tanka | |

May Day Dew

May day dew is new
just like you comes with the dawn
true love oh so fine
fresh as the morning so pure,
till the sunshine breaks through.

© Harry J Horsman 2013 

Dedicated to Derek and Dorothy Elliott,
uk folk singers 1970's onwards.
all their lp's are today collectable.
that in itself justification for their fame...
also just happens, they are soup's golden girl
Mandy Tams Uncle and Aunt...


Details | Tanka | |

Earth Angels

earthly angels
strolling in the mortal realm
rubbing elbows
with rich and poor alike
inspiring hope within

@ Debra Squyres 2013


Details | Tanka | |

My Boo

<                          halloween haunting's
                       black shoe polish foundation
                             ruby red lipstick
                       pillow stuffed under big dress
                        red white bandana for hair

                               spatula in hand 
                       eggbeater in dress pocket
                              pillowcase for loot
                       daddy's boots causing blisters 
                          aunt jemima memories 




Entry For
Paula Sweanson's
Halloween Of Tears Past
GL AL


Tribute To Childhood Memories


Details | Tanka | |

Sunlight

Sunlight peeks through clouds Following a few days of dark An awakening Miniture clear Christmas tree lights Shine 'pon the pale pink running rose


Details | Tanka | |

Your History

<                                 symbolic icon
                           abrupts captivating flight
                                    honoring fallen
                       amidst lined tombstone's marker
                             at historic Fort Snelling



Written By
Katherine Stella  8/8/11

Entry For Carolyn Devonshire's
Bald Eagle In Cemetery Contest
G.L. All