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Summer Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Summer

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

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one gorgeous red rose
aflame in the morning sun
throbbing all alone
both sentinel reminder
and summer’s glorious end

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hard to tell just when
one is suddenly aware –
electricity? –
no!    i lay in bed listening
with my window wide open

early September
it’s been quiet all summer
not too hot, too chill
a cool breeze once in a while
with cricket’s ceaseless chirping

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Flowers Fading Fast

A rose is a rose.
A lily is a lily.
Flowers fading fast
beneath the sweltering sun
on a blazing Summer day.

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I love all seasons

      ( seasons that I love )    5-7-5-7-7       Tanka poetry.

I love all seasons;
Plants and flowers bloom in spring
Birds sing in summer
Leaves tumbling down in autumn  
Snow caps mountains in winter

By Dr Ko Ko Thein (a) Dr Mya Thein

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Blistering Summer

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

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Sommer Serenaden/ Summer Serenades/ Serenatas de Verano

Lang schon verklungen
Die Sommer Serenaden
Im frühen Rauhreif

Über dem silbernen Gras
Liegt jetzt schon sanft der Nebel


Long faded away
The summer's serenades
In the early rime

Upon the silver grass
Lies softly the fog


Hace  tiempo se apagaron
Las serenadas del vernao
En temprana escarcha 

Sobre herba platinada
Esta puesto suave la niebla

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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


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Summer Sunset Yawns


                                                 Summer sunset yawns
                                         Stretching its arms across lawn
                                                  Paints the sky unique
                                         Sleepily birds seek their homes
                                     Whip-Poor-Will sings loves pure song 

Contest:Tanka You
Theme: Summer Nights
Sponsor: Francine Roberts
Date written: July 11, 2011

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My Huckle Berry Heaven 2K13

Many of time have
I sat upon earthy ground,
amongst Huckle Berry patches
gorging in Huckle Berry heaven
with glutton lips painted purple.

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Summer solstice

Summer Solstice”      (Starts June 21 )   Tanka Poem

Summer Solstice looms  		  
hot climate of the year booms	
vacationers like			
longest hours of daylight		
season of bird’s paradise.	

Composed by Dr Ko Ko Thein (a) Martin Chan
Salt Lake City