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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

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Chaos Theory Martin, Thomas Tanka confusion, cute love, environment
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
Premium Member Poem Sparrow Hawk Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka bird, nature, summer
Premium Member Poem A crow Gathers Martin, Thomas Tanka baby, bird, eve
Premium Member Poem Almighty Lord God Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, blessing, dedication, god,
Premium Member Poem Listening Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, feelings, god, wisdom
Premium Member Poem PAINTING austin, daver Tanka art
Premium Member Poem Planting Martin, Thomas Tanka earth, fire, garden, wind
tanka Bayles, Mike Tanka beautiful, celebration, cheer up,
Premium Member Poem The Good old Days Martin, Thomas Tanka age, black african american,
Premium Member Poem shelter Cornish, Craig Tanka grandmother, nature
The White Rose bellen, charmane Tanka flower, innocence, youth
Premium Member Poem Watchable--I Guess Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, fantasy, imagery
Pathtic geese: Fallen Leaves: Full moon Ben, Su Tanka metaphor, poems
Premium Member Poem Biking Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, night
Premium Member Poem SLEEP austin, daver Tanka age
Premium Member Poem Eve of Destruction Trestrail, Keith Tanka environment, life
Premium Member Poem My Stuff Dietrich, Andrea Tanka abuse, environment
Premium Member Poem End Times Martin, Thomas Tanka fear, judgement, poets
Premium Member Poem Life Story Martin, Thomas Tanka birth, brother, confusion, june,
Premium Member Poem Up All Night Martin, Thomas Tanka deep, poems, sea, summer,
Premium Member Poem buckwheat Pillow Martin, Thomas Tanka dream, girlfriend, memory
Premium Member Poem Mehndi Galinta, Leonora Tanka art, beauty
Premium Member Poem Rose Window Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, christian, inspirational
Stuffed Earth's Reality Monteblanco, John Tanka death, earth, future
Premium Member Poem The Sting Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka insect, nature, sweet
Hastainaya somaina Brahma, Ronjoy Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Kokopelli Martin, Thomas Tanka adventure, art, autumn, earth,
Premium Member Poem Beauty on the Vine Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, flower, summer
Premium Member Poem Sand Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beach, ocean, sea
Premium Member Poem Bite Me Fraser, James Tanka emotions, for her, for
Premium Member Poem Trillium's Three, Along Winding Roads Quinlan, Diane M Tanka adventure, imagination, nature, places,
Premium Member Poem STUFF Never Satisfies-not for contest Leiser, Laura Tanka heart, lust
Heart's Melody Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka innocence, lost, love, prison
Premium Member Poem The Gift Callus, Paul Tanka appreciation, giving
Premium Member Poem Idols Trestrail, Keith Tanka how i feel
Premium Member Poem Fox Hunt Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka nature, night
Premium Member Poem Reverie Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beautiful, inspiration, ireland, uplifting
Premium Member Poem THE GAMBLER' S DESCENT Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka abuse, addiction, angst
Premium Member Poem LONG LIVE THE QUEEN Roper, Eve Tanka grandmother, mother, power
Silent Marked Warrior Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka dark, irony, light, lost,
Aventuras Borradas Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka adventure, confusion, hope, lost,
My heart wounded Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka feelings, heart, kiss, loss,
Broken memories depart Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka heart, heartbreak, loss, memory,
Ironic Connection Hernandez Diaz, Ruben A. Tanka betrayal, break up, emotions,
Premium Member Poem A Birth Of Art Lexi Roper, Eve Tanka art
Premium Member Poem Lucifer Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, dark, evil, heaven,
Missing Rib PAPYRUS, KEITH Tanka soulmate
Premium Member Poem Poppies and Mice Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka beauty, nature, sky
My Safe Haven Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka care, hurt, love, strength
I See Only You horsman, harry Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Rest Home Window Jordan, Richard Tanka death, night, old
Premium Member Poem Mighty Sunflowers, Harvesting Quinlan, Diane M Tanka growth, nature, rain, seasons,
Premium Member Poem Gripping Roots, Coats Of Snow , THE God Phoenix Rises Quinlan, Diane M Tanka flower, giving, god, rain,
Pride Was It Worth it Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka anger, anxiety, loss, sorrow
Premium Member Poem Pilgrimage Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka journey, life, visionary
Night's Devotion Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka desire, devotion, love, passion
Premium Member Poem Eternal Beauty Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka art, beauty, romantic
Premium Member Poem Dunes Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka art, beach, wind
Premium Member Poem Vultures of War Merryman, Kim Tanka death, war
Cat Circus Kiser, M. L. Tanka animal, cat, pets
Premium Member Poem BEAUTY AGONY ETERNAL ETERNAL Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka angst, beauty
Premium Member Poem OUTSIDE-IN INSIDE-OUT, REBIRTH, EARTH'S TIME SHARES, Quinlan, Diane M Tanka birth, creation, dark, death,
Premium Member Poem Hobby Farmer Martin, Thomas Tanka anger, autumn, grief, tree
Premium Member Poem Suddenly Surfacing Martin, Thomas Tanka lost, poems
Premium Member Poem Black Balloons Martin, Thomas Tanka anger, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Queen's Birthday Quinlan, Diane M Tanka birth, birthday, celebration, dad
Premium Member Poem RAILS Quinlan, Diane M Tanka farewell, nostalgia
Premium Member Poem STREAM RUNS DEEP Quinlan, Diane M Tanka destiny
Premium Member Poem Doomsday Martin, Thomas Tanka death, destiny, earth
Premium Member Poem not here Martin, Thomas Tanka bereavement, betrayal, insect, song
Premium Member Poem Tempest Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka bird, ocean, sea
Premium Member Poem Timed Moments,Wheels And Cogs Quinlan, Diane M Tanka time
Premium Member Poem Cruising Along The Waves, Burn,Tick-tock Quinlan, Diane M Tanka fire, sea
Premium Member Poem Stained Windows Martin, Thomas Tanka art, bible
Premium Member Poem The Chaplain Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, death, war
Silent harmony May, Joseph Tanka life
Premium Member Poem Bluejay Martin, Thomas Tanka bird, death, feelings
Premium Member Poem Origami Boat Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka lost love, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Intelligence Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, growth, imagination, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Stupidity Bateman, Gary Tanka allegory, depression, discrimination, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Up Late Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, beach, beauty, moon,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka autumn, color, nature, seasons
Universal threads - Lexi May, Joseph Tanka mystery
Premium Member Poem sleeping Martin, Thomas Tanka blessing, environment, nature
Premium Member Poem SMOKED EYES Quinlan, Diane M Tanka truth
Premium Member Poem NEW DISCOVERIES Quinlan, Diane M Tanka conflict
Premium Member Poem Dreams Wander Quinlan, Diane M Tanka dream, flower
Premium Member Poem Youth Minister Martin, Thomas Tanka emotions, feelings, religion, spiritual,
Sea poetry Dom, Michael Tanka poems, poetry, sea
Premium Member Poem Balzac Martin, Thomas Tanka books, fun, old, writing
Premium Member Poem My Father Martin, Thomas Tanka absence, appreciation, death, father
Premium Member Poem Summer Night Martin, Thomas Tanka desire, girl, husband, love,
Premium Member Poem The Forest Skelly, Delice Arleen Tanka inspirational, nature, spring
Letting Go Miller, Mike Tanka bereavement, lost love
Premium Member Poem The Red Truck Martin, Thomas Tanka bio, childhood, memory
Premium Member Poem Festive Mother's Day Passage Sankey-Lewis, Iris Tanka bio
Miracle Sticks Kiser, M. L. Tanka art, poetry, winter, words