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Tanka Beauty Poems | Tanka Poems About Beauty

These Tanka Beauty poems are examples of Tanka poems about Beauty. These are the best examples of Tanka Beauty poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

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December Magic

December Magic
Waltzing with the wind, in crocheted gowns of white lace… flurries of snowflakes sway to sweet divine music... that only angels can hear.

Copyright © Pandita Sanchez | Year Posted 2014

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Sad Song -Tanka

"Marriage after Sunrise"

sunset drunken light
on lavender glass of wine
a long lost tear falls
converts into sleeping pills
dismiss the rain again

"Divorce before Sunset"

Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2012

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Belles on the Lake

Unruffled beauties
       float in boats rowed by their beaus
            one warm Georgia day.

        With fragile paper-white hands,
they fold their fans at twilight.

For the One New or Old Tanka Poetry Contest of Rick Parise

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2013

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- White And Curly -

Blossoms to the spring
Through meadow among small lamb
Wraps the globe in light
Intoxicated fragrance
Garden bursting with snowdrops

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
Tanka 5-7-5-7-7  syllables

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2017

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- Small Hands -


I will define Spring

In the beauty calm your mind

The length of daylight 

Child's inquisitive wonder

Celebrate rainbow colors

A-L Andresen :)
Tanka  5-7-5-7-7

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2016

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Yellow Roses

It seems such a waste Yellow roses on display In a crystal vase Not to be touched by warm skin Or rustled by waning wind
Wouldn't it be sweet Yellow roses in her hair Tickled by spring air Like an overdue reprise Petals scattered in the breeze
For Rick's "Tanka x2" contest

Copyright © Heather Ober | Year Posted 2013

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Picture Perfect


                          Cascading water

                                      dancing like ballerina

                                                down the green mountain
                                                              singing a sweet melody

                                                                              God-created lullaby


Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2013

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Just Below Your Lips

Just below your lips all my desires curled up now whispering love talks to a single beauty spot tonight my world starts from there #########################

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2013

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When Bubbles Dissipate

Hearing the waters Translucent lavender flow Imagination Enriched blind, senses kick in Silence abounds, clothes in fall Naked to bare dip Porcelain to porcelain Glass of champagne chinks Lapping ripples in caress Submerged delights allure me Patiently I wait Her cue, for me to approach Encroach, I go through Eyes, eye, tanned undulations When said bubbles dissipate

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Tangerine sunset sinks below the horizon. Willow tree whispers welcoming blue velvet sky, cloaking us with diamond light. 05~28~16

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Brilliant Beauty

"Brilliant Beauty" eye-candy essence rainbow hues breathe soft jade jewels golden shards stain clouds ... brilliant beauty radiates God's creation contemplates.

Copyright © Linda-Marie SweetHeart | Year Posted 2012

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Sun Dancing

sunshine dancing on the rippling water sets it glistening reflecting the sun's beauty in sparkling water diamonds

Copyright © john beharry | Year Posted 2013

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In A Breath

                                        life, joy of being,
					go not into the valleys
					of regret, judgment;
					beauty breathes everywhere
					in nature and in people.

Copyright © Phil Capitano | Year Posted 2017

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Dancing Geisha

Dazzling carmine leaves dance like fair Geisha on a Japanese Maple. Shapely arms, curving branches, bend in cadence with the wind. ~~ July 1st, 2017 ~~ *Carmine is a pigment of a bright-red color, as is most often used by Geisha to color their lips.

Copyright © Lin Lane | Year Posted 2017

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she wears on her skin
the perfect girl of his dream
her highlighted crown
conflates an embellishment
emitting fashion design

June 16, 2015  10.15pm

Copyright © Galeo DS | Year Posted 2015

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Artistry of Nimkee

Lupine eyes shone coal
Untamed fleece ghastly disguise
A pure soul I've seen
Nimkee, enchanted by you-
Raw beauty birthed by nature.

For the A Memory Of Beauty contest by Rick Parise

*Nimkee is an amazing wolf I've the
pleasure to meet a few times.

Copyright © Amy Green | Year Posted 2010

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Light bathe'd

Strokes.. brush' images..
screen enhanced; art explodes'
quiet fowl on water..time.!

Copyright © Joe Maverick | Year Posted 2013

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Scars on the Heart

no more hurting, no too many knives have hit home scars on the heart weep past now sleeps, tomorrow lives my future smiles, she sure does .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Beauty and the Beast

Come on in welcome
I need to meet you oh yes
this my existence
in shadows of poetry soup
let my words be seen, not me.

Harry J Horsman 2014      

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2014

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When She Walks

my attention caught naked, bare without a care when she walks I'm thralled witnessing gravity speak she winks, I glimpse, we are one .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Sweet Gum Beauty

                                                    Sweet Gum Tree's Beauty
                                                   Is in crimson leaves in fall
                                                        Stands out in forest
                                                      Different in cool of year_
                                                    Danger lurks underneath

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2010

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Hidden From View

Beauty is boundless
The meaning goes unnoticed
Hidden and unseen
Waiting to be discovered
Open your eyes and your hearts

Edward J Ebbs - January 18, 2015

Copyright © Edward Ebbs | Year Posted 2015

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Tanka 5

	Tanka 5
	you sit across the room
	velvet chair against your skin
	one of the Graces
	Beauty, Delight, or Blossom
	perhaps all three in the flesh

Copyright © Jack Jordan | Year Posted 2013

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Butterfly In a Tanka

a butterfly alights momentarily. . . beauty limited to five short lines preserved forevermore Written Aug. 6, 2015 by Andrea Dietrich for The Limits Poetry Contest of Chase Trev (pardon the rewrite of the haiku that was here earlier today. Maybe this tanka form better portrays what I am trying to convey)i

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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The Moon and Back Love

Howling lamenting 
staring into her white gem
pearl ivory face 
Happiness one pure virtue 
dripping starlight tears over

A dream of great beauty

Copyright © liam mcdaid | Year Posted 2014

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A Moment In Paradise

                                          colors of sunset
                                   bathe our bodies as we kiss
                                         on tropical shores
                                     lover's paradise fleeting
                                my tears stain his wartime grave 

Visual #5 
Written on 3/2/2015
For Get Romantic Poetry Contest

Copyright © Laura Leiser | Year Posted 2015

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Gentle Strokes

Requested I am as I witness gravity tanned porcelain viewed with gentle strokes I caress her jet black mane captures me <*>

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Through the Condensation

Arms raised, her charms rise jet black mane cascades wetted hour glass figure viewed her curvaceous tanned skin fuels she turns, that look, I'm in love .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Dulcet Love

~ quickly the sun sinks in sweet glorious silence above calm city lights enchained in twilights plum rose beneath crystal stars we roam ~ I Got Zero, Nothing, Nada- 2 - Poetry Contest Contest-Dulcet Love N/A Romance In The Night 8/2/2016

Copyright © Rick Parise | Year Posted 2015

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Swirling clouds twisting High above the silent town Constant movement with Starlight illuminating A scene of grace and beauty

Copyright © Shane Cooper | Year Posted 2015