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ilan pang tangka sa tanka

watching the leaves touching damp earth I walk on, (pondering)— how graceful they fall so unlike me ************************************************************
feathered silence folded in paper tickled— with the sound of your laughter
************************************************************ holding the plum bowl glass shatters as my fingers slip my heart along with it ************************************************************ listening in entomology class I yawn…. swallowing a mosquito ************************************************************
creased with silence letting go of that paper boat— I write your name in water
************************************************************ a few (ilan) of my attempts (tangka) at writing some tanka some time ago, they probably don't even qualify as tanka? these aren't related with each other though... Also me just trying to see if formatting will hold this time? The other day when I tried it, it did (even from Word) now, even from notepad, the formatting is all aligned to the left? Lemme see center now if it stays as centered (ok, it actually does). But aligning it to the right doesn't seem to stay though?

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Date: 10/7/2014 10:03:00 PM
Trust you to come up with these awesome ones and then add your two cents being unsure about the form Missy, I enjoyed reading this @ 5am lol birds are singing again ;) thanks for popping in on my side *mwahugs*
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Date: 8/16/2014 9:23:00 PM
Hi, Nikko thanks for all your support , my BFF!!!
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Date: 8/16/2014 5:25:00 PM
I really struggle with tanka, but I love yours, Nikko. So glad you and your family are safe. Have a wonderful weekend, my friend x enjoyed the title too : )
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Date: 8/9/2014 10:22:00 PM
wow, Nikko. yes these ARE Tanka. In my opinion anyway. And not just ONE good one, but a NUMBER of them. I agree with chris, the one about class was good because it was so funny that you swallowed the very thing probably being studied! I think second one was my other favorite but also the last one and the third one just wonderful!
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Date: 8/8/2014 2:53:00 PM
Impressive writes in one of my favorite forms!
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Date: 8/8/2014 1:42:00 PM
nikks, superb chain with special mention of tanka in Filipino... I'm so proud of you; you put our bandila on the poetry map... huggs!.. sumusugod pa rin ang ulan.. tcare!
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