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Tanka Dream Poems | Tanka Poems About Dream

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Dawning Snow

Clinging unto hope
shining ever virgin white
There shines a beacon
sky alive with virgin snow
Feeling its abandonment

The skies dawn now grey
tiny diamonds do fall
A swan breaks water
the stillness it now is gone
truth behind crystal liquid

Within reflection
virgin snow is now falling
Spilling out snowflakes
Diamonds fall heaven's grace
Snowflakes little drops of Faith

Softly they do fall
On earth they crunch beneath feet
Frozen diamonds
Rainbow's colours shining bright
They shine with heaven's own light

Dreams of love do shine
Kisses fall like drops of snow
Love is virgin white
Covers heart with warmest glow
Love unlike snow never fades

A Collaboration by,
Liam Mcdaid.
Michael P Clarke.

Copyright © liam mcdaid | Year Posted 2016

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Dandelion Wishes

dandelion fuzz
    released into the air
       by a wish --
childhood dreams scatter
to places unknown

For Andrea's Tanka 3 Return to Top Ten contest
1st place

Copyright © Kim Merryman | Year Posted 2015

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The Soup Convention Dream

L.A. moonbathing

Soup convention is haunted

Ghost prowls through bedrooms

Scripca leads the search party

Sheet falls down, Ruben is found

For Michael’s “Tanka me a Dream” contest
By Carolyn Devonshire

*Actually did have a crazy dream about a Soup Convention in Los Angeles last year.  
Barbara Gorelick, Iolanda Scripca, Karen O’Leary and I were “moonbathing” on a 
resort balcony (like Morticia Adams would).  We heard about a ghost that was going 
through Soup members’ rooms and Iolanda bravely led the charge to find the 
ghost.  Barbara and I joined her, but Karen chose to keep moonbathing.  When I 
posted a blog on the dream, Ruben Ortellao said it was he who had been the 
ghost.  It was fun reliving this crazy dream.

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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TREMBLES and THRILLS Was it love that spelled when I caught a glimpse of him on a starless night? Flame of passion rise Frozen hearts thawed, now aflame When loving captures Hugging limbs of two entwined They, naked or clothed Their entranced display absorbed Bare or askew, loves spoken Of sweet spring night dream, a bed of blooms reach their peak, virginal petals under a bank of dawn clouds tickled, blushes rosy reds... Falling into wake, I stirred to feel summer breaths stroking my cold cheeks. I ask myself, was the dream I have, instantly came true? Minutes passed, we stood warm drops from sudden showers rolled upon our curves as heat surfaces from us; our bodies dancing again... Breaking morning rules we lie spooned for two more hours heartbeats sang refrains. Our song broken by soft rain, we dressed to begin our day. ________________________________________ 9:52 pm, November 01, 2015

Copyright © Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Tanka 3

Tanka 3 children so carefree laugh while sand castles topple in the sea… shattered dreams may bring teardrops in maturity © Sandra M. Haight 2015 All Rights Reserved ~7th Place~ Contest: Tanka 3: Return To Ten Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich Judged: 03/27/2015

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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A Love Note to my Dream Boat

come to me by night when the world has gone to sleep ~in my bed I wait~ come blanket me with your love rock me awake to passion.

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2013

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I dream to be your dream

I dream to become 
that dream which comes in your sleep
kissing your soft mind
and leaving your sleeping face
ever glowing with bright smile.


By:kashinath karmakar (11th Feb.2011)

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2011

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A Dream

Cerulean sky, a dove with an olive branch no marchpast below, no guns,armymen waiting patiently to receive it. This dream in my mind, flowers in armymen's hands, single sky above, only one race called-Human for blood has just one colour. © kash poet *Will put this poem in bottles and float in the Indian Ocean. ===================000====================

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2012

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Creative Child

Creative Child

Notebook full of dreams,

deep thoughts imprint a blank page.

Intent and consumed,

from his sweet innocent mind,

he creates his masterpiece.

Sandra M. Haight

~1st Place~
Contest: Oil Paintings 1-2-3 Any Poem Form
Painting: No. 3 
Sponsor: Eve Roper
Judged: 11/17/205

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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I Dream to be Your Dream

~I dream to become that dream which comes in your sleep kissing your soft mind and leaving your sleeping face ever glowing with bright smile.~ © kashinath karmakar (5th Dec. 2011) =============000=============== Placement: 5th ;(Dec.2011) Contest:Dream a Little Dream Sponsor:Tracie

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2011

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Fragile to the touch, Like a rainbow in the sky, When you dream, you live, In the heart of the sacred, Let your dreams carry you off.

Copyright © White Wolf | Year Posted 2017

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Awakening the 
dream - inside my parallel 
soul your voice-motion 
was already felt, before
your touch could even bloom.

Copyright © Diana Bosa | Year Posted 2016

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Chasing you or myself

Am I chasing you
Or the moonlight of my dreams,
Like a pair of twins
Upon landing on the moon
I expect to see you too

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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only a dream

the softest caress

of your hand touching my cheek

wakes me from slumber

... I reach across emptiness

your touch was only a dream

Copyright © Francine Roberts | Year Posted 2013

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Night sky

Oh glamorous thief
You have stolen all my dreams
And hidden them each
In your obsidian keep
Where I search for them in vain.

Copyright © Michael Dom | Year Posted 2013

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Live life to fullest—
Master your own destiny!
Determine your goals . . . 
	 Seek happiness everywhere . . . 
Live life with distinct purpose!                                

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved,
May 8, 2015 (Tanka)

*Originally released on February 17, 2015 for my new book.

Copyright © Gary Bateman | 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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Life of an Ice Cube

Natures gem solid Cold, now taken in my hand Her back in arched shape To her nape, warmth slowly melts Witnessing trickles running Down her spine it flows Curvaceous sighs quivering In hungered view, I Retrace it's path to her nape Fingers now cold in excite .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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School Life

School: There once was a school

Classes filled with nice students

Our goal was to learn

But my dreams turned to ash

Then my dream was to get passed

Copyright © Timothy Dombroski | Year Posted 2015

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~~ at night my spirit, sinks into sweet nothingness . . . I seek peace in sleep. my dreams like falling snowflakes . . . each an image to treasure. ___________________ September 3, 2014 Tanka Submitted to the contest, Just One Tanka, Alfred Vassallo Second Place

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2014

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your single nod
as I touch you in that place --
mature thoughts
my dream is infused with
the smell of white chocolate

I open weak eyes --
the small flame wavers
as you walk slowly
you know I am in your palm
even as the fragrant candle

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2013

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Time is of the Essence -Tanka

Time is of the Essence Unlock the Dreams time brings the unknown pendulum swings keeping time star twinkles goodbye sun still shines the heart still beats walk forward and claim your dreams 12/9/2015 Don’t look back and grieve over the past. Time is of the essence. Tomorrow is not promised Tanka 5 7 5 7 7 Poetry Contest: Time is of the Essence -Tanka Sponsored by: C. T.

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

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Our Fantasy

Thoughts read, fridge raided Opposite me with a wink She smiles with a twist Sultry spooning her wet lips Mint Ice Cream kisses adorn .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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My dream of failure

The night feels surreal,
in flight in my dressing gown
Swooping through backyards,
I reach to save them from loss,
but find myself falling down.

Written for the contest 'Tanka me a Dream"

tara jennings

Copyright © tara jennings | Year Posted 2011

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Childhood Dreams

She bends to gather Getting flowers of her youth Her mother stands near Smiling with a certain warmth This is what childhood dreams are
Russell Sivey

Copyright © Russell Sivey | Year Posted 2013

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Moonlight Dream

I always said that i came alive at night
The same time the moon shined
I always felt powerful and strong
Doing everything possibly wrong
I remember seeing a girl walking the streets
Yellow ribbon dress running from me
I tried telling her not to worry 
But she started screaming
I snatched her up and shook her
stopped the screaming
stopped her breathing
Moonlight Dream

I awoke to the sound of sirens
Covered in blood that surrounded
My mother asked me why i did it
Confused by the second
I ran far away in an instant
Went a far distance
A village on the horizon
Near the Appalachian Mountains
I pleaded for help
No one seems to listen
They run

I run and run
Now out of breath
Figured out what was wrong
Can't take another step
I fall asleep on the ground
Listen to the wolves howl
I close my eyes and dream
Another dream
Another dream
Moonlight Dream

I always said that I came alive at night
The same time the moon shined
This time I saw a couple dining
I stood out the window and stared
My stomach ached of hunger
I waited for hours
A few hours went by 
They haven't came out 
feeling so hungry
Big appettite for your blood
That fake red love
Moonlight Dream

I crash through the window where you sit
You scream 
I tear your skin
Say goodbye 
I almost slurp 
I awoke to the sound of screams
Not sure what's going on
Had a bad dream
There's blood everywhere
I did this? 
I killed them?

This is my Moonlight Dream

Copyright © Angela Solis | Year Posted 2011

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Childhood Vision

my father crossing the styx
coin for ferryman
hades gates bang closed
as I watch  

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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farm boy's daydream
acres of wheat fields
turning golden in the sun 
not these upsetting rows
of waving green tobacco

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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On The Edge Of A Dream

Like miles stretching far beyond the willow's soft sway the distance nearing turning wheels and heartbeats fast when at last, again, endless........

Copyright © Rick Parise | Year Posted 2012

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Secret Haven


                                  A Wooden Cottage
                              in the middle of nowhere
                                 Surrounded by fields
                      Singing birds and Sparkling streams
                            Just You,Me,and Cherry trees


(Inspired by Andrea's dream blog..inspired by my dream....A stranger with a handsome face....a stranger yet so familiar..We are laughing and laughing having fun in  Vast green fields..in the middle of Nowhere..next to a Small Wooden Cottage,,I dreamt this dream about three times..waking up so happy)tnx Andrea for the inspiration..Charma

Copyright © Charmaine Chircop | Year Posted 2010