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For a new Tanka
Thought of dinka and funka
Ere I could plump for my own
Punka, ended the Tanka.
Dinka: A member of the pastoral people from the Nile valley
Funka: An east Asian herb
Treblanka: A Nazi concentration camp in Poland
Punka: The Indian name for a kind of fan used in the past.