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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 Evening Wings Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, bird
Eyes horsman, harry Tanka parents
Into the Sea wise, Dahlya Tanka beautiful, emotions, leaving, life
Infinity wise, Dahlya Tanka crush, farewell, for him,
Premium Member Poem Supreme Fiction Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, autumn
Premium Member Poem The Dying Farmer Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, farm
Dragon Song Spangle, Michael Tanka death, fire, myth, mythology,
Premium Member Poem Safe Driving Demo - Let's Hear It Haight, Sandra Tanka car, high school
Premium Member Poem Dennis Martin, Thomas Tanka art, beauty
Premium Member Poem Carol Martin, Thomas Tanka age, girl
Premium Member Poem Patty Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, love, spiritual
Premium Member Poem Evermore Forsaken Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka how i feel
Premium Member Poem Ragtime Martin, Thomas Tanka black african american, poetry
Premium Member Poem The crow Martin, Thomas Tanka bio, bird
Premium Member Poem Singing Martin, Thomas Tanka bio
Premium Member Poem Solitary Moments Haight, Sandra Tanka music, solitude
Premium Member Poem Love As A Flower Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka flower, love
Live Your Life Faries, Marissa Tanka life, philosophy, religious, spiritual,
Love Of My Life Faries, Marissa Tanka life, love, meaningful, relationship,
Premium Member Poem Lost Haight, Sandra Tanka lost
Premium Member Poem Lost Inside Your Eyes Dietrich, Andrea Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Lost In The Haze Gorelick, Barbara Tanka dark, life
Premium Member Poem A walk Martin, Thomas Tanka change, child, growing up,
Premium Member Poem Valentine's Day Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings, love
Premium Member Poem Binary Star II Martin, Thomas Tanka child, math
Premium Member Poem Open The Doors To Love Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka love
Night Music Spangle, Michael Tanka dance, joy, moon, music,
Seasons Change Spangle, Michael Tanka change, child, children, mountains,
Premium Member Poem Magic Martin, Thomas Tanka allegory, bird, magic
Premium Member Poem Color of Joy Martin, Thomas Tanka blue, joy
Premium Member Poem Bottom Of The Sea Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
trickles Conte, Ashley Tanka rain
Springing to Life Spangle, Michael Tanka children, flower, kiss, love,
Rock Stacker Tagore, Anindya Mohan Tanka art, beauty, nature
Premium Member Poem Sweet Fragrance Lane, Lin Tanka rose
Morning Frost Cervenka, Jaycee Tanka morning, nature, winter
narcissus and the carp, a tanka Foster, Gail Tanka crazy, fish, flower, humor,
Premium Member Poem Bleeding Heart Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka loneliness
Premium Member Poem Always Martin, Thomas Tanka father
Premium Member Poem The Magician Martin, Thomas Tanka bird, magic
Borrowing From My Future Faries, Marissa Tanka depression, poetess, poetry, writing
Losing Myself Faries, Marissa Tanka angst
threw a stone into Ben, Su Tanka deep, sound, water
An Angels View wise, Dahlya Tanka cheer up, deep, feelings,
trowbridge, a tanka Foster, Gail Tanka depression, drink, england, food,
Premium Member Poem Waking Together Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, dream, good morning,
Will I Ever Be, More Than Just Me Faries, Marissa Tanka angst, philosophy
Premium Member Poem Bell Shaped Flower Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka flower
Indomitable Spring Spangle, Michael Tanka animal, bird, seasons, spring,
The Long Winter Spangle, Michael Tanka animal, seasons, snow, sun,
Premium Member Poem the grave Henderson, Charles Tanka death
Winter Tale Anish, Matthew Tanka snow, winter
Premium Member Poem Perambulation Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka flower
Premium Member Poem MOONLIGHT Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka beautiful, dance, moon, night
Premium Member Poem - Small Hands - Andresen, Anne Lise Tanka beauty, celebration, seasons, spring
Premium Member Poem His Blessings Petersen Potter, Dorian Tanka faith, hope, inspirational, love
Premium Member Poem Trick Candles Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka birthday
Premium Member Poem Chaos Theory Martin, Thomas Tanka child
Premium Member Poem To Die Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, death, feelings, vanity
Premium Member Poem The Seven Deadly Sins Haight, Sandra Tanka self, sin
Premium Member Poem This Void Martin, Thomas Tanka beauty, bio, joy
Premium Member Poem Emptiness Martin, Thomas Tanka children, feelings
Premium Member Poem Self-inflicted Dietrich, Andrea Tanka pain
Premium Member Poem Wish In Your Mind Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka birthday
Premium Member Poem Letter With Ribbon Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka imagination
Premium Member Poem Take Me Home To Inverness Lane, Lin Tanka home, love
Premium Member Poem Birthday Day Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka birthday
Premium Member Poem Black Roses Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka flower
Premium Member Poem Judgements Martin, Thomas Tanka animal, beauty, judgement
Premium Member Poem To Report Martin, Thomas Tanka bird, discrimination
Premium Member Poem Poison Ivy Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem Sunflowers Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka flower
Premium Member Poem Listen Gorelick, Barbara Tanka introspection
That Smile Hassen, Lisanne Tanka appreciation, april, autumn, beautiful,
Premium Member Poem Intoxicated Martin, Thomas Tanka natural disasters
Cutting Tongues Cheema, Balveen Tanka heart
Premium Member Poem Fountain Of Love Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Believe in yourself Sharma, Ajitha Tanka encouraging, faith, self
Premium Member Poem Jar Of Wishes Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka desire
Clock Philosophy Cooke , Chantelle Anne Tanka moon, philosophy, poetry, sun
Premium Member Poem Vantage Point Richards, Carrie Tanka introspection
Evening Slumbers May, Joseph Tanka snow
Premium Member Poem Laughter--Not Always Music to the Ears Canerdy, Janice Tanka wisdom
Premium Member Poem Doubt: Syllables of Wisdom 3 Lane, Lin Tanka judgement
Premium Member Poem Loneliness and Longing Martin, Thomas Tanka bio
Syllables of Wisdom 3 Macfarlane, Cecilia Tanka forgiveness, life
Spring Dream Spangle, Michael Tanka dream, flower, rain, seasons,
Crescendo Jameson, Sam Tanka allegory, beautiful, encouraging, inspiration,
Friendly Words of Wisdom Won, Avery Tanka friend, wisdom
Understand This johnson, curtis Tanka courage, dream, education, growth,
Premium Member Poem Words Johnson, Joyce Tanka words
Syllables of Wisdom 3 mohn, david Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Accomplishment Haight, Sandra Tanka inspirational, wisdom
Premium Member Poem SYLLABLES OF WISDOM 3 ALLISON, JAN Tanka growth, life, love
Premium Member Poem PATIENCE onclaud, nette Tanka growth, time
Premium Member Poem Squirrel Martin, Thomas Tanka appreciation, rain
Premium Member Poem Strive for New Beginning - Syllables of Wisdom 3 Roper, Eve Tanka freedom, inspiration
Premium Member Poem Blessing Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Wool A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Tanka blessing, crush, love
Sense OF Calmness torrente, juaneco Tanka peace