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.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Sweet Love Aroma Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka love, romance, rose
The Flame Tree Herlihy, John Tanka life, nature
Oasis Tano, Precioso Tanka beauty, earth, environment, nature,
Premium Member Poem Art - Olaf Wieghorst Haight, Sandra Tanka art, beautiful, tribute
Beauty of Garden Dutta, Anisha Tanka appreciation, beauty, garden
Adrift Herlihy, John Tanka life
Mirror, horror Lake, Harmony Tanka political
Premium Member Poem CONTRAST a tanka phrasis Strand, Brian Tanka inspiration, poetry
Premium Member Poem WHEN Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka care, humanity
Final Wish Herlihy, John Tanka death, life
Premium Member Poem Life at 50 Pett, Roy Tanka age, humor, sleep
Shelter cornish, craig Tanka life
Premium Member Poem Orange Dawn Parise, Rick Tanka love, nature
Premium Member Poem Tanka 04162017 Parise, Rick Tanka boy, rain
Goldfinches Bertin, John Tanka bird, food, yellow
Lovely Life Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka life
Premium Member Poem SHY LITTLE LULLABY Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka goodbye, kiss, sky
Your Face Dutta, Anisha Tanka appreciation, beautiful, beauty
Premium Member Poem Stars Stare Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka star
Premium Member Poem THE HUSTLER Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka beauty, celebrity, character, father,
Gazing Alone NUSKER, AFZAL Tanka sad
A vexation of mind groen, meru Tanka heart, kiss, love
Premium Member Poem Stargazing Parise, Rick Tanka art, love, nature, stars
Premium Member Poem moment Roberts, Seren Tanka sad
Archaeopteryxes Onderisin, Gary Tanka death, peace
Premium Member Poem Gazing at Dawn Thompson, Janis Tanka day, morning, sky
Premium Member Poem River of Tears Callus, Paul Tanka war
Premium Member Poem Tears pachecho, connie Tanka death, faith, life
Lonely Raina, Meenakshi Tanka emotions, missing
A Painted Moment Gupta, Probir Tanka bird, blue, sky, symbolism
Premium Member Poem springtime Kendrick, Sara Tanka seasons
Passover Tanka 20170411 Deo, Anil Tanka allegory, celebration, christian, easter,
Contest - Tanka: Book of Love - Deo, Anil Tanka community, farewell, flying, friendship,
Haste hoffman, cheryl Tanka humor, race, work
Springtime Connell, Carol Tanka creation, god, nature, seasons,
Untold Ficklin, Lukas Tanka emotions, farewell, goodbye, i
Doorways To Love Seasons johnson, curtis Tanka animal, creation, emotions, humanity,
Christmas Tankas Connell, Carol Tanka bible, birth, christian, christmas,
Premium Member Poem MAYAPPLES Rodrigues, Kim Tanka nature
alone Ricci, Lisa Tanka imagination, perspective
Premium Member Poem Dreams Pett, Roy Tanka beauty, dream, spring
Premium Member Poem Dreams: Wolf, White Tanka analogy, dream, rainbow
Tanka One 20170410 Deo, Anil Tanka allegory, bible, christian, easter,
Premium Member Poem Once Turquoise Ward, Julia Tanka imagery
In A Breath Capitano, Phil Tanka beauty, joy
Thankful Tanka Capitano, Phil Tanka appreciation
Premium Member Poem BEEP BEEP Rodrigues, Kim Tanka childhood, nostalgia
Premium Member Poem RABBIT STEW Rodrigues, Kim Tanka childhood, nostalgia
Premium Member Poem Springtime Johnson, Joyce Tanka spring
Premium Member Poem Springtime Dietrich, Andrea Tanka spring
Doorway Kasperyan, Leileah Tanka dream, moon, morning, sleep
Premium Member Poem Painted Loo, Laura Tanka art, beautiful, love
Premium Member Poem ''Dusty'' Wings, Broken Tanka books, dream, lost
Love May, Joseph Tanka heart, moon
Premium Member Poem TANKA awhile Strand, Brian Tanka imagery
Premium Member Poem TANKA the form Strand, Brian Tanka health, peace
Premium Member Poem Gone in a Breath Anderson, John Tanka loss
Premium Member Poem Springtime Roper, Eve Tanka love, music
Premium Member Poem Lonely Krampe, Agnes Tanka depression, lonely
Premium Member Poem PAINTED Rodrigues, Kim Tanka art, creation
Premium Member Poem In A Breath Smith, Charlie Tanka death, life, perspective
Premium Member Poem The Last Leaf Dietrich, Andrea Tanka feelings
Premium Member Poem Butterfly: Wolf, White Tanka analogy, beauty, butterfly
Renewal Singh, Sushma A. Tanka birth, recovery from
Season Singh, Sushma A. Tanka birth, recovery from
Altruistic - U before I Yusoff, Fariq Tanka journey, joy, life, love
Old Paradise Street Bosa, Diana Tanka deep, heaven, love, magic,
SUMMER SHOW Dutta, Anisha Tanka summer
Premium Member Poem Rippling a Water Strider Anderson, John Tanka dance, nature
Lovely Spring Aroma Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka beauty, love, poetess, rose,
Gift of Sun Goddess Hsing, Alexius Tanka sky, sun
Wish of Moon Princess Hsing, Alexius Tanka hope, love, princess
Guilt Chizyuka, Muchindu Tanka how i feel
Silence Chizyuka, Muchindu Tanka growth
Premium Member Poem - White And Curly - Smile, Sunshine Tanka beauty, nature, spring
dust Richards, Suzette Tanka love
Mothering Sunday Foster, Gail Tanka children, daffodils, death, love,
SEASONAL Dutta, Anisha Tanka appreciation, flower, fruit, how
In the wee hours Motaung, Pheko Tanka absence
The night has no home Motaung, Pheko Tanka absence
Monday glory Motaung, Pheko Tanka africa
Focus Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka confidence, courage, dedication, encouraging,
Hollow Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka appreciation, change, character, confidence,
TANKA POETRY Agarwala, Amar Tanka poetry
My Raven, My Alloy Kettle, Sarah Tanka bird, creation, friendship, magic,
Premium Member Poem My Rose Ra, Sofia Tanka beauty, emotions, love hurts,
Spring Flower Blossom Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka flower, love, smile, spring
Premium Member Poem What the Eye Sees the Heart Cannot Forget Dietrich, Andrea Tanka boy, friendship
Premium Member Poem Confusing the Issue Callus, Paul Tanka anxiety, relationship
Gazing Alone Dutta, Anisha Tanka appreciation, moon
Premium Member Poem SPRING GARDEN Rodrigues, Kim Tanka beauty, nature, spring
three tanka hansen, jan oskar Tanka age, chocolate
Premium Member Poem Spring Is Approaching Ibeh, Edward Tanka beauty, green, march, seasons,
Premium Member Poem Text Me-Tweet Me Inman, James Tanka i miss you
Big Spring Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka blessing, heart, love, romance,
You are killing me Evangelista, Eiza Tanka freedom, hurt, pain, truth
Within My Mind Raven, Vladislav Tanka love
Premium Member Poem SHE SAYS I LOVE YOU Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka faith, love
Hand Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka caregiving, cheer up, courage,
Eyes Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka betrayal, care, character, deep,