Tanka Poems | Examples of Tanka Poetry

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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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
To heaven Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
The world continues Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
This night Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Premium Member Poem Zephyr of November Ibeh, Edward Tanka autumn, longing, november, wind
Dance of the Blades 10-8-16 Usvart, Hellig Tanka friend, sports
Weighing On Your Mind Faries, Marissa Tanka angst, depression, emotions, grief,
Learn Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Don't tell her sons Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Blessed Continents different languages Jackson, Patrice Trice Tanka earth, inspirational, international, language,
Premium Member Poem On the Fault Line Dietrich, Andrea Tanka earth
Premium Member Poem Cork Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
HOME TOWN Dutta, Anisha Tanka home, how i feel
What i can see Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Nationalism Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Patriotism Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
The dead speak to us Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Premium Member Poem The Rain Callus, Paul Tanka language
Premium Member Poem Drinking Martin, Thomas Tanka dream, inspiration, poems, water
I Want Your Smile James, Just Tanka kiss, love
Minerva In Nirvana Faries, Marissa Tanka fantasy, magic, mythology, nature
Mary Jane Faries, Marissa Tanka allusion, drug, metaphor, nonsense,
First Day of Fall Scott, Hannah Tanka autumn
The moon rises Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
The lady will dance Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Leave the night alone Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Until the morning Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
An Indian tribal woman Desikachari, Vasudevan Tanka woman
A huge wager Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Premium Member Poem Everybody Deserves To Be Happy Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Earth's Fall Miltz, Daniel Tanka earth, life
Open Season Bosa, Diana Tanka blue, heart, heartbreak, hurt,
Don't go now Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
The world knows nothing Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Wake up now Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
You have everything Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
For your love Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
I miss hillary Motaung, Pheko Tanka analogy
Your love life Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Relentless Motaung, Pheko Tanka analogy
Fiona mutesi Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Black and white Motaung, Pheko Tanka analogy
Premium Member Poem end of autumn Will, Dave Tanka autumn
Premium Member Poem Yielding Ward, Julia Tanka sister
dead butterflies, a tanka Foster, Gail Tanka butterfly, death, depression, loss,
Inner Sound Miltz, Daniel Tanka inspiration, sound
Cuckoo Bhurani, Rizwana Tanka beautiful, bird, meaningful, song
Rose-Shaped Watermelons Faries, Marissa Tanka beautiful, fantasy, fruit, imagery,
What would I know: Keeble, Rick Tanka fun
To all of us Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Life is fair Motaung, Pheko Tanka age
The night will come Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
It's all in the past Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
NAKED Dutta, Anisha Tanka appreciation, inspiration
Girls can do no wrong Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Vines Of The Divine Faries, Marissa Tanka death, destiny, heaven, life,
Selene Flower, Moon Tanka moon, mythology, november
quietus, a tanka Foster, Gail Tanka butterfly, death, history, loss,
Exceptionality Of The Quran Reza, Muzahidul Tanka truth
Begging and Pleading Jackson, Patrice Trice Tanka anger, break up, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Opinions Haight, Sandra Tanka inspirational, perspective
Fame Capitano, Phil Tanka introspection, life, metaphor
Premium Member Poem Dawning Snow mcdaid, liam Tanka color, dream, faith, kiss,
Premium Member Poem Simplicity In Chain Store Ward, Julia Tanka fashion, word play
Beautiful moments, painful moments Pohankar, Sudhir Tanka angst, beautiful, pain
Four Years Later Kundu, Tamal Tanka loss, love, math, memory,
Where Autumn Ends mohn, david Tanka bird, snow
Eye Blurring Memory Reza, Muzahidul Tanka memory, sad
Candy Girl Faries, Marissa Tanka candy, culture, fashion, girl,
Fear of attraction Miljkovic, Davor Tanka change, character, faith, fear,
With all my heart Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Those that i love Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
That friend of mine Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Premium Member Poem Today Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka life
Social Perspective Polgar, Frank Tanka people, social, today
As you grow thin Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
When you join them Motaung, Pheko Tanka age
Cocaine Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Bring my son back Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
So long as you live Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
I kiss the moon Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
The butterfly Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Fall in love with me Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Lament Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Premium Member Poem Fashion Ward, Julia Tanka fashion
That's how i win Motaung, Pheko Tanka analogy
OPPORTUNITIES Dutta, Anisha Tanka how i feel
An Adventure Through The Heart Of Blue Rose Reza, Muzahidul Tanka god, heart
Premium Member Poem Pity Pattie Ward, Julia Tanka imagery
Guilt And Guilty Reza, Muzahidul Tanka grief, hate
Overcoming Modern Troubles Need A Single Tackle Of Befriending Reza, Muzahidul Tanka friendship
My beautiful lady Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
I am too poor Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
There goes my puleng Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Epistles to the sky Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Canto of the night Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Nine to Five Fox, Bryan Tanka life
A dream of dusk Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Remake the world Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Fear death no more Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Kill the howling mob Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa