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  
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
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
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,
Premium Member Poem Legacy Henderson, Charles Tanka allegory
Unpainted Face Ricci, Lisa Tanka dedication, life
Winter Avalanche Herlihy, John Tanka nature
Frost Bubble Herlihy, John Tanka nature
Premium Member Poem Perfidious Wooer Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings, heartbreak
Premium Member Poem Seethe To Rage Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka feelings
Peerless Poetry soup Kannan, Supraja Tanka appreciation
Cloudburst M., L. Tanka blessing, cry, deep, devotion,
Legend of New York Herlihy, John Tanka city, new york
Sly Herlihy, John Tanka women
Drowning M., L. Tanka conflict, longing, love, love
Past Memories Herlihy, John Tanka life
Haiku and Tanka Herlihy, John Tanka poems
Entrusted Uchikake Beam, John Tanka beauty, celebration, clothes, culture,
RISE OF A SUN FILLED DAY Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka day, morning, summer, sun,
Premium Member Poem ENDLESS INNER FREEDOM White, Darren Tanka books, imagination, light
The Mind Mirror Herlihy, John Tanka god, life
Lift the Veil Herlihy, John Tanka life, nature
The Mother Evangelista, Eiza Tanka grandmother, love, mom, mother
Shooting Star Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka beauty, change, character, cheer
Tears Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka cry, depression, heartbreak, hurt,
Sonono Alhemaidy, Abdullah Tanka beautiful, beauty, bird, cat
Premium Member Poem Faith In Love Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka love
Premium Member Poem Valentine Negron, Nayda Ivette Tanka romance
WHEN I WRITE Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Tanka confidence
Passion M., L. Tanka cry, dance, deep, emotions,
Butterflies in me Evangelista, Eiza Tanka happiness, love
Acceptance Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka appreciation, change, courage, freedom,
Plead Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka appreciation, change, cheer up,
Claimant Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka character, dark, fate, identity,
Unrestricted Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka abuse, appreciation, betrayal, courage,
Demise Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka anger, dark, death, fate,
Fleece Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka anger, desire, evil, fate,
Night Light Herlihy, John Tanka light
Free Will Herlihy, John Tanka life
A week of love afair Evangelista, Eiza Tanka emotions, feelings, heartbroken, love,
Ferry to Freedom Miller, Mike Tanka first love, goodbye, heartbreak
Isle in Asphalt Loud, Chris Tanka morning, tree
Premium Member Poem - Apple Cheeks - Smile, Sunshine Tanka february, nature
Symphony of Peace ortiz, max Tanka cry, depression, heartbroken, peace,
Dawn Arrives Herlihy, John Tanka nature
Fragility Herlihy, John Tanka emotions
Leaf Falling Miltz, Daniel Tanka nature
The Stranger in your eyes Evangelista, Eiza Tanka emotions, feelings
Premium Member Poem Encroaching Mist Callus, Paul Tanka hope
A beautiful dream Evangelista, Eiza Tanka dream, hope, love
Desert Well Herlihy, John Tanka inspirational
Generations Herlihy, John Tanka life
Silent Lies Herlihy, John Tanka life
Against the Current Herlihy, John Tanka life, nature
Premium Member Poem EARLY MORNING RACE White, Darren Tanka animal, dog, fun, love,
Vanished Abadilla, Marmandy Tanka betrayal, bullying, change, dark,
THE COFFEE MUG Nayak, Anulaxmi Tanka life, memory, philosophy
An Act of Love Herlihy, John Tanka love
Love's Simplicity Herlihy, John Tanka love
In the dryer Loud, Chris Tanka for her, love, marriage,
Carelessness Hossain, Md Shahadat Tanka absence, humor, humorous, lost
My Mother's Face Hossain, Md Shahadat Tanka i love you, i
The Early Morning Hossain, Md Shahadat Tanka beauty, earth, environment, green,
Keep Doing Hossain, Md Shahadat Tanka emotions, encouraging, inspiration, motivation
A Distressed Man Hossain, Md Shahadat Tanka depression, grief, hurt, loss
Our Origins Faries, Marissa Tanka humanity
Star Woman Faries, Marissa Tanka inspirational, me, star, woman
Premium Member Poem The Lark: Wolf, White Tanka analogy, bird, joy
Attic Windows Herlihy, John Tanka nature
The Survivor's Curse Amorose, J. Tanka death, farewell, innocence, soldier,
Premium Member Poem Name Game Roberts, Donna Tanka political
Animal Instinct Herlihy, John Tanka animal
Premium Member Poem THE CAMPFIRE Rodrigues, Kim Tanka sea
Premium Member Poem Figures of Speech Canerdy, Janice Tanka heartbreak, language, silence
Premium Member Poem EMBERS OF LOVE White, Darren Tanka depression, fire, lost love,
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Attic Windows Herlihy, John Tanka nature
Old Shoes Herlihy, John Tanka lyric
The Devil's Rooster Capitano, Phil Tanka funny, truth
Premium Member Poem FANTASY DELETES PAIN White, Darren Tanka pain, poetry
Beauty of Words Herlihy, John Tanka beauty
The Aging Tree Herlihy, John Tanka nature
dust on the night road Foster, Gail Tanka beauty, light, night, solitude,