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Tanka Christian Poems | Tanka Poems About Christian

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LOVE, ANGELS, and MUSIC

LOVE God is always love Forever seek the kingdom; Praise the creator Keep giving what you can give Please endure until the end ANGELS Beautiful Heavens Protecting the meek ones earth Watching over us Helping us to cope with life Comforted with hope and trust MUSIC When you find rhythm You find your hearts inner core Celebrate the times Make them better than before Reminisce and dance all night

Copyright © humble b | Year Posted 2013



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Faith, Hope, Love

Lord, I seek from You
Faith, that I may conquer death
Hope, to persevere 
Love, that I may love the lost
And love You as You love me

Copyright © Isaiah Zerbst | Year Posted 2014

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Rose Window

Medieval rose Multifaceted colour Fired by strong sunlight Lucent prism, incense smell Bricks and mortar come alive.

Copyright © Delice Arleen Skelly | Year Posted 2015

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Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (Sentanka)

He had do fight all odds
A man of unbreakable idealism
Alone with his ideas

A mysterious death at high sea
The truth will never be known
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Gegen alle Widerstände
Ein Mann mit ungebrochenem Idealismus
Alleine mit seinen Ideen

Mysteriöser Tod auf hoher Sea
Die Wahrheit wird niemand erfahren
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En lucha contra todas probabilidades
Un hombre de idealismo irrompible
Solo con sus ideas

Una muerte misteriosa en alta mar
La verdad nunca será conocida


Note: Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel, 1858-1913, was a German engineer and the inventor of
the Diesel engine. He spent his youth until 1870 in Paris and surroundings. When being
extradited after the start of the German-French-War in 1870, Diesel and his family left for
London. He as a child travelled alone to Augsburg, Germany were he lived for five years
with his uncle and went to school there. He started studies of mechanical engineering in
1875 in Munich and applied for a patent of a „New and economical power engine“  at the
Emperial Patent-Office  in Berlin. From 1908 on he developed the first functional model of
his engine with the financial assistance of the Krupp company. In January 1898 the first
factory for Diesel engines was built in Augsburg, Germany. A Diesel Engine Company was
inaugurated by autumn 1900 in London. The first motor vessels with a Diesel engine were
built in 1903. Diesel was at a state of bad health due to numerous patent-lawsuits. He was
not a good businessman and lost his complete fortune. On September 29th Diesel boarded the
mail-vessel Dresden to cross the Channel for Harwich to participate in a meeting of the
„Consolidated Diesel Manufacturing Ltd.“ in London. He seemed to be in a good manner when
he was last seen on board of the ship. On October 10th 1913 the crew of a Dutch 
government pilot ship saw a body drifting in the water at heavy sea. As the body was
highly decomposed, the crew only got hold of some personal belongings (a pastille box,
purse, pocket knife and a spectacle case) which were later identified as Diesel's
belongings by his son Eugen. The real cause of his death was never clarified and his
dependants never believed in suicide, but in murder  to steal Diesel's ideas. So his death
is still remains a mystery.

Copyright © Gert W. Knop | Year Posted 2010

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Friends Meeting House

friends meeting house
yellowing pages show tithes
from decades ago
swarm of bees in the springhouse
cluster around a new post

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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This Moment

I love a good beat,
By far the best sound around
is your soft heartbeat,
My own chaos would begin
if that rhythm ever stopped.

2/23/16

Copyright © Kim Bond | Year Posted 2016

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He

This place where I go,
When all seems lost around me.
Life seems to drown me.
He will always fill my cup
Take my cross and lift me up.

Brenda Meier-Hans
08.28.2014

Copyright © Brenda Meier-Hans | Year Posted 2014

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petrel

     petrel skims surface

of the waves of this grey sea:

      named after Peter

   who was by a bluer sea

except on that day of storm



       

 

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2015

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Creation

In the beginning
the world formless void and dark
Spirit of God moved
Created heaven and earth
Said Let there be light! - there was.

Copyright © Carol Fillmore | Year Posted 2013

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Free Will

most everyone
assumes that we have free will
I guess I mostly agree
but what free will exists when
we can't tell salt from sugar?
maybe acts of charity. . .

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Wonder

God mines raw diamonds 
In darkest nights of the soul; 
We retain wonder 
When questions go unanswered; 
Burnished trust gives birth to faith.

Copyright © Kim Bond | Year Posted 2014

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A Tent

A tent in the west
In teeth of a westerly
But holding quite fast
As did Paul, the tent maker,
To his Christianity

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2015

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Passover Tanka 20170411

Wine, bread, bitter herbs Blood, body, sin, suffering This is Passover in old and new Testaments Love means Sacrifice
(c)Anil Deo, 11 April 2017 Shalom shalom, Happy Passover to all Jews and Christians. During Passover Jesus instituted the Holy Communion summed up in "unleavened bread & wine." PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM: "Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalayim." Ps 122:6

Copyright © Anil Deo | Year Posted 2017

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Tanka One 20170410

three crosses say much: two thieves, one each on His sides - free will ... or His will? full text of Jesus's Love: repent and live on!

Copyright © Anil Deo | Year Posted 2017

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MY LORD AND SAVIOR

MY LORD AND SAVIOR His hands and feet doth proclaim my deliverance ~ I reach out for Him ~ He washes me white as snow ~ secured home in paradise ~ Kim Rodrigues © 2017 TANKA FORM

Copyright © Kim Rodrigues | Year Posted 2017

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tanka

tanka

Under the church`s floor
Hundreds of rotting coffins 
A Jesus made of marble 
The priest shivers when alone 
Has God, forsaken him today?


Copyright © jan oskar hansen | Year Posted 2016

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Christmas Tankas

Christmas comes again.
Wonder fills my soul anew.
Babe in a manger,
Mystery of godliness;
God in fragile form.


Yearly I recall
the fullness of time has come.
Made under the law,
a virgin chosen, carries
the God who will save her soul.


A virgin gives birth 
In a plain, simple stable.
There is no fanfare,
Yet amidst this humble place
The King of all kings is born.


Did she really know
That this fragile babe, so small
Dependent on her
For the most basic of needs
Was also her Lord Supreme?

Copyright © Carol Connell | Year Posted 2017