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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

Note: The forms for these tanka poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Swan Song Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka nature, sleep, winter
Premium Member Poem DANCED Guyler, Ian Tanka dance
Premium Member Poem Cold Teagan, Becca Tanka how i feel
Premium Member Poem Yearning Love Negron, Nayda Tanka self
Where Am I Promise, Rainbow Tanka cheer up, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Lavender Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, garden, magic
Premium Member Poem Through the Eyes of a Neglected Child Haight, Sandra Tanka abuse, child, mother, sad
Premium Member Poem Moonlight - Mirrored Tanka Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka beautiful, light, moon, night
Premium Member Poem Storm Watching Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, november, sea, storm
Psychopomps Foster, Gail Tanka autumn, bird, death, fear,
Premium Member Poem On Palawan Sands Fraser, James Tanka girlfriend, i love you,
Premium Member Poem In Dark Isolated Places Dietrich, Andrea Tanka death
Premium Member Poem Boys with Toys -for human rights violations contest Dietrich, Andrea Tanka children, war
Premium Member Poem Randomling 31: Ripples Oliver Rotman, Mary Tanka beautiful, moon, nature, water
Premium Member Poem All My Relations Martin, Thomas Tanka celebration, earth, spiritual, uplifting
Premium Member Poem Rocky Cove Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka ocean, sea, weather
Premium Member Poem Ticking Timewarp Richards, Carrie Tanka anger, conflict, evil, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Serendipity Martin, Thomas Tanka autumn, feelings, girlfriend, joy,
Premium Member Poem But Why Oh Why, For We Sigh Fraser, James Tanka abuse, anger, friendship, people,
Premium Member Poem Palawan Hearts Fraser, James Tanka beach, beautiful, love, people,
Premium Member Poem Rose Garden Martin, Thomas Tanka april, beautiful, cute love,
bareness Ward, Julia Tanka future
A Butterfly on a Plastic Rose poet, kash Tanka allegory, life
Premium Member Poem Mother and Children Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, beauty, children, mother
MELANCHOLIA-a tanka verse Strand, Brian Tanka life, light, poetry
Premium Member Poem Free Will Martin, Thomas Tanka bible, care, christian, freedom,
Premium Member Poem FIRST DATE austin, daver Tanka romance
Premium Member Poem Reality Check What Is a Randomling Roper, Eve Tanka lost
Premium Member Poem When You Died Oliver Rotman, Mary Tanka death, write
Premium Member Poem Madonna and Child Martin, Thomas Tanka child, devotion, love, miracle
Premium Member Poem Geese Quinlan, Diane M Tanka april, bird
Premium Member Poem Smell Summer Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka butterfly, color, summer
Premium Member Poem Window Martin, Thomas Tanka age, growing up, moon
Garden L. , Pippi Tanka love
Sun Rays Vassallo, Alfred Tanka nature
Premium Member Poem Don't Go Riding On that Train Dietrich, Andrea Tanka religious
Tanka hansen, jan oskar Tanka death
EXPRESSIVE- EYES Nayak, Anulaxmi Tanka art, beautiful, beauty
Premium Member Poem A Butterfly Dietrich, Andrea Tanka beauty
Pearls and Swine Foster, Gail Tanka animal, bible, death, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Tightrope Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka hope, humor, nostalgia
Glide Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka dream, fantasy, poetry
Blooming Iris Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka emotions, love, nature
Premium Member Poem Puppy Love O., Ruben Tanka anti bullying, dark
Premium Member Poem EGYPTIAN GODDESS OF BEAUTY Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka africa, beauty, god, rose
Premium Member Poem Stone Ivy Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka green, imagery, imagination, nature
Blue Hue Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka blue, love
I Am wandering: All of a Sudden Ben, Su Tanka beautiful, best friend, people
Premium Member Poem Eight Tolls of the Bell Dietrich, Andrea Tanka death, humor
Premium Member Poem CHANGE OF AIR VARIATIONS austin, daver Tanka august
Appealing Campanologist horsman, harry Tanka faith
Premium Member Poem JUST COFFEE austin, daver Tanka humor
Tank Fest Tanka Foster, Gail Tanka education, food, humorous, military,
Jasmine forever Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka memory, metaphor
Tremors Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka environment, power
Premium Member Poem Love Beat Negron, Nayda Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Lure of Beauty Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, myth, ocean
Premium Member Poem I'm So Jealous A , SKAT Tanka absence, crush, cry, dedication,
Premium Member Poem KITTY SMART austin, daver Tanka animal
The Sculptor Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka art, love, passion
Sand castle Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka love
Sandal wood Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka love
Rock-man Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka life, love
Premium Member Poem Jazzier Times Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Butterfly Afternoon Martin, Thomas Tanka butterfly
Premium Member Poem Suffered Hunger Roper, Eve Tanka food, sad
Premium Member Poem The One Who Loves You Manassian, Eileen Tanka sad, truth
Premium Member Poem The Old Well Martin, Thomas Tanka august, bio
Premium Member Poem - What Do You Know About Angels - Andresen, Anne Lise Tanka angel, caregiving, cool, happiness
Premium Member Poem The Voice Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Their Precious Jewels Dietrich, Andrea Tanka men, power
Premium Member Poem windchimes Roberts, Francine Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem Autumn Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka autumn, beautiful, color, nature
Premium Member Poem Vintage Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, grandmother, uplifting
Premium Member Poem Men of Might Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Raw Energy Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Forgiveness Martin, Thomas Tanka bereavement, forgiveness, love, mom
Premium Member Poem Amour Roper, Eve Tanka analogy
Premium Member Poem New Computer Martin, Thomas Tanka computer
Premium Member Poem BLUE austin, daver Tanka humor
Premium Member Poem Blaring Noise Martin, Thomas Tanka angst, humor, music, technology
Dedicated Heart Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka friendship, heart, love
Bonsai gardener Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka desire, love, nature
Premium Member Poem Tanka This, that, those and them Quinlan, Diane M Tanka cat, dog, food, humor,
Premium Member Poem Lake Ontario Martin, Thomas Tanka america, angst, autumn, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Utah Martin, Thomas Tanka blue, joy, silence, sound
City Tanka Anish, Matthew Tanka night, urban
Premium Member Poem Stardust Martin, Thomas Tanka art, joy, stars
Premium Member Poem Loneiness Martin, Thomas Tanka feelings, loneliness, rainbow
Premium Member Poem Mississippi Crossing Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, green, river, tree
Premium Member Poem Hopeless Romantic Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, feelings, love, rose,
Premium Member Poem Nutrition Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka art
Premium Member Poem Night Train Martin, Thomas Tanka memory, nostalgia
Premium Member Poem This Love Martin, Thomas Tanka desire, girlfriend, love
Premium Member Poem No Wonder Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, joy, kiss
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Monteblanco, John Tanka friendship, hurt, words
Premium Member Poem tanka VIII thirtyseven, scott Tanka humor
Finding Unobscured Serenity spagnola, jill Tanka earth, simple, wisdom
Premium Member Poem Again I Wonder Martin, Thomas Tanka discrimination, feelings, satire, truth,
Premium Member Poem Watching Myself Martin, Thomas Tanka men, mirror, old