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Water Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Water

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

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About Raindrops and Water Cycle

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                                                    I saw it falling
                                                    as a drop of summer rain
                                                    and it was puddle
                                                    then it raised to fall again 
                                                    not in a broken floor tile 





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Out in a rainfall

Out in a rainfall;
Hopeful but woeful waters,
Pitifully falls...
Lightning wretchedly dances,
Thunders echoed and resound...


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The Moon and the Sea

The moon and the sea Water crashes on the shore Shines in from the moon Where waves come rushing on me Opens world of the ocean
Russell Sivey


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Beauty in a Splash

Intense beating heart
Erratic yet fun motion
Flailing arms and legs
See the bright side in a fall
Wet and wild in the sunlight


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Sun Dancing


sunshine dancing on the rippling water sets it glistening reflecting the sun's beauty in sparkling water diamonds


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Waterfall Mist

water flowing down
cascading over old rocks
silver mist sprays out
reflecting light from the sun
a rainbow arch over head


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Auenland/ Water-Meadows/ Llanura de inundación

Auenland beim Fluss
Wo Schilf und Bäume leben
Ergiesst sich Stille

Auf Wiesen legt sich Wasser sanft
Und schenkt der Erde neue Kraft

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Water-meadows near the river
Where reeds and trees are living
Overflows silence

And water gently covers meadows
To give the soil powerful life

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Llanuras cerca del río
Dónde viven cañaverales y árboles
Se vacía el silencio

Y agua suave echarse sobre praderas
Y da  nueva forza a la tierra


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One Leap Tanka Contest

Climbing the gate fast
The big sign posted says 'Closed';
Beautiful water
summoning my rebellion,
with one leap I'm in the pool


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Blue Water Reflections

Blue water mirror

Mountains soar above the lake

Seen again, painted below

Sitting on the edge of the sky

Such beauty to be seen twice


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Tanka Very Much

     Tanka Very Much

Thirst dries the desert

Drinking fills the passion depths

Girl trembles with cup

Water flows up from deep wells

More than thanks are on the lips



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