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Dreaming in Tanka Form

Debra Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Dreaming in Tanka Form which was written by poet Debra Squyres. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Dreaming in Tanka Form

with starry-eyed grasp
a pen desiring its flow
romantic musings
the essence of wishing words
showing love’s endearing glow

All Rights Reserved by Debra Squyres 3/10/13  (tanka) 

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  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:25:00 PM
    how lovely this one is. Sorry I missed it until now! Thanks for my placement in your contest. I love nursery rhymes and that was a very interesting contest to me.

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 12:49:00 AM
    That's a true poem in its essence and a real tanka in view of the feelings it evokes! I adore tankas and haikus. I have posted some, too

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 5:50:00 PM
    a dream about writing? i guess i have thoes too.

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 3/12/2013 1:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    tanka does not usually have titles so I'm told, but since Poetry soup requires one, it's the best I could come up with.
  1. Date: 3/10/2013 3:15:00 PM
    I have tried the Tanka form once before and I had such a hard time with it! This one is great, inspires me to try the form again :) well done, dear. Love it!

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:55:00 PM
    This is a truly brilliant write my friend! You have pleased me to no end with creating this delightful Tanka, I love this form! Such great romanticism within this confines of this tremendous poem! Quite the wonderful piece, Awesome Work!!

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Gorgeous! - Continue to dream in Tanka Form!! - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)