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Tanka Poems. Below are examples of tanka poems. This list of poems in the tanka form of poetry is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of tanka poems or a list of tanka poetry. These examples illustrate what tanka poems look like and its form. There is also a link below to the definition of tanka and a page where you can discuss it.

List of Tanka Poems

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Premium Member Poem Round The Bend Gorelick, Barbara Tanka feelings, how i feel
Premium Member Poem Summer Days Smith, Charlie Tanka peace, summer
Chrysalis Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, dream, life, strength
A Salute To The Fallen Misra, Karam Tanka dedication, memorial day, veterans
BULI FOR YOU MARK, ANTHONY Tanka abuse
Premium Member Poem The Pearl Necklace Wings, Broken Tanka grandmother, love
Premium Member Poem Ambulance Martin, Thomas Tanka birthday, thanks
River Flow Anderson, Tony Tanka nature, poems, poetry, poets,
Elegy for my shogi games Machaya, Pheko Tanka death, grief, loss
Premium Member Poem Early Kendrick, Sara Tanka beauty, today
Request Chansarkar, Sara Tanka dark, death
Premium Member Poem The Caged Robin Crisci, Andrew Tanka bird, freedom, spring
Premium Member Poem Nosferatu's Heir Quigley, Tom Tanka family, horror
Il Mostro Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, introspection, people, social
Just like our fathers Machaya, Pheko Tanka abuse, africa
Deep-rooted memory Daniel, Jo Tanka memory, truth
Sixty four squares poets Machaya, Pheko Tanka art, fantasy, life, love
Premium Member Poem Oriental Splendor Kimathi, Teddy Tanka beauty, imagery, nature, river,
Lark Tanka Gupta, Probir Tanka allusion, beauty, bird, death,
dyeing my hair Datu, Leon Tanka introspection, youth
De Jevu Jennings, Bonnie Tanka feelings, mystery, remember
Premium Member Poem Cuco Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka fantasy
Trial Tanka S , Kit Tanka corruption
Clock Strikes Midnight Henderson, Kyleigh Tanka absence, death, depression
Premium Member Poem Chained Dog Song Simmonds, Rita A. Tanka dog, music, song
yesterday once more Chutani, Mohan Tanka lonely, love, memory
Pebbles of dishonesty Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, people, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Iniquitous Appetency Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka deep
Premium Member Poem Confidence Haight, Sandra Tanka confidence
TABLOID WRITER MARK, ANTHONY Tanka writing
SOUVENIRS Rodrigues, Kim Tanka beach
your dollar - my life Ficklin, Lukas Tanka abuse, emo, inspiration, inspirational,
Bully Anderson, Tony Tanka anti bullying, bullying, poems,
Basketball Anderson, Tony Tanka basketball, poems, poetry, poets
Commemoration L. , Pippi Tanka deep, loss, remember
Premium Member Poem Class of 85 Quigley, Tom Tanka anniversary, class, nostalgia, remember,
Nick Wink Mother Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka adventure
Left breathless Miljkovic, Davor Tanka good night, goodbye, miss
Premium Member Poem Summer Symphony Gorelick, Barbara Tanka summer
Summer Attraction Paras, Manny Tanka nature, travel
summer storm Poteet, Reason A. Tanka natural disasters, storm, summer
A couple of mannequins Miljkovic, Davor Tanka anger, emotions, pride, relationship,
Premium Member Poem meandering summer Wings, Broken Tanka garden, summer
Premium Member Poem Sizzling Summer Haight, Sandra Tanka summer, sun
Premium Member Poem Summer Time Puddifoot, Charlotte Jade Tanka flower, summer, time
Premium Member Poem Bus Stop Inferno Kingston , Wayne Tanka love, youth
Efflorescent Raindrops Harvey, Eugene Tanka creation, giving, life, nature,
The Light Nyberg, Pamela Tanka beautiful
Cardboard love Miljkovic, Davor Tanka love, rain, relationship
Premium Member Poem Three Thirty AM Quigley, Tom Tanka love
Summer's Beauty Y., Alexis Tanka beauty, nature
She fears my good looks Machaya, Pheko Tanka faith, july, men, religion,
Premium Member Poem Summer Lovin' horsman, harry Tanka love, summer
Judge me and the truth Machaya, Pheko Tanka romance
Scorn the likes of him Machaya, Pheko Tanka appreciation, fantasy, feelings
A rich man's idle boast Machaya, Pheko Tanka assonance, baptism, lust, money,
Show up Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, inspiration, motivation, people,
Premium Member Poem Weeping Mistress Room Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka mystery
Paint job Miljkovic, Davor Tanka color, depression, introspection, pain,
Long jump Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, dream, love
Deceit always backfires Miljkovic, Davor Tanka character, friendship, life, people,
Premium Member Poem Enchanted House Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka mystery, romance
Hayride Anderson, Tony Tanka poems, poetry, poets
Friends Anderson, Tony Tanka friendship, poems, poetry, poets
The photographer Anderson, Tony Tanka poems, poetry, poets
Time Anderson, Tony Tanka poems, poetry, poets
Jesters are awesome Anderson, Tony Tanka poems, poetry, poets
Joyfully I sing Anderson, Tony Tanka fun, joy, poems, poetry,
The third way Miljkovic, Davor Tanka journey, life, spiritual, wisdom
Midnight road Miljkovic, Davor Tanka emotions, home, longing, night,
Premium Member Poem Summer Tanka Haight, Sandra Tanka summer
How you'll live Miljkovic, Davor Tanka desire, dream, heart, life,
Premium Member Poem SUMMER TANKA Simmonds, Rita A. Tanka adventure, childhood, memory, summer
Week Plan Bosa, Diana Tanka absence, blue, loss, lost
Premium Member Poem Exultation Within You Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem Rhythm of Belonging Quigley, Tom Tanka nature, philosophy
Premium Member Poem Summer Tanka Grasso, Francis J Tanka fruit, love
Of love and joy Miljkovic, Davor Tanka appreciation, emotions, fire, heart,
Romance interludes Machaya, Pheko Tanka life
Premium Member Poem Summer Tanka Wings, Broken Tanka summer
Premium Member Poem Summer Tanka Puddifoot, Charlotte Jade Tanka lost love, sea, summer
Ego spilled the love Miljkovic, Davor Tanka bullying, introspection, love, relationship,
Summer Tanka May, Joseph Tanka summer
Move on with your life Machaya, Pheko Tanka break up, love hurts
The dead drunk I help Machaya, Pheko Tanka anger, betrayal
Home Miljkovic, Davor Tanka childhood, dance, home, house,
Premium Member Poem ETIQUETTE Nau, Edlynn Tanka humorous, word play, writing
Premium Member Poem Rainy day Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, day, rain
the lawnmower man Foster, Gail Tanka death, flower, garden, love,
Scale of life Miljkovic, Davor Tanka life, stars, wisdom
Summer Sight May, Joseph Tanka creation, summer
So right Miljkovic, Davor Tanka appreciation, heart, love, romantic,
Premium Member Poem Heart Gardener Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Patriarch Quigley, Tom Tanka allegory, family, psychological, recovery
Anima Chutani, Mohan Tanka feelings
Perfect honesty Miljkovic, Davor Tanka deep, emotions, introspection, relationship,
How to find it Miljkovic, Davor Tanka courage, heart, life, strength,
Premium Member Poem Enamored Lovers Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka love
A Thin Blue Ribbon mohn, david Tanka earth, sky
Premium Member Poem Mystic Beloved Kiss Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka lost love