Tanka Marriage Poems | Tanka Poems About Marriage

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Faith In God Makes A Difference

                                            Commitments are hard
                                        Time is swift and life is short
                                              Misfortunes happen
                                      Faith in God makes a difference
                                         Times will pass much easier

                                           By Eve Roper 11/14/2014

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2014

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as we walked the beach the pink skies softened the tide and smoothed lines in our faces.... your hand reached out to mine to touch a girl you once knew
____________________ 4/2/15

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2015

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Engaging in Love and Marriage

"Engaging in Love and Marriage" hearts entwine true love romantic stairway to stars fairy dust magic sweet emotion escalates precious passion ignites blaze. souls touch fond caress tender kisses fan love flames halves create a whole proposal with velvet box eternal circles of gold. chapel blessed by Sun melody of wedding song charming bride and groom euphoria resonates for God made their paths collide. love will conquer life love and marriage, challenging, respect spousal flaws cherish golden spoken words quickly forgive so love lasts. *For SandyIvy Davis Tanka Lovre and Marriage.

Copyright © Linda-Marie SweetHeart | Year Posted 2012

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Golden Years

                                                      Golden Years

                                                 With advancing years
                                                 Admiration, devotion
                                                  Our outpouring love
                                          Is our foundation for marriage
                                                 Expectation of our life

                                                By: Eve Roper 2/2/2015                     

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

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Wedding Vows

"Till death us do part"
Thus I stepped upon a trap;
Oh, Why I said that?
Now I wail to no avail,
Oh, my life is in shambles!

(Tanka Contest)

Copyright © Abdul Malik | Year Posted 2012

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MARRIAGE – short version

Ah    togetherness
Can be a joy or a HELL!
It’s he    she     me    thee
And one must predominate
Which one is the Collie dog?

Talk about money
The stuff no one has enough
Can break a friendship
Can screw up a marriage
There’s my money    her money

Let’s talk about sex
Can be a joy or a HELL!
“I have a headache”
Home late – “I had a flat tire”
The fat lawyer sits and waits


Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2011

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Summer Night

summer storm
her bra on the sofa
undressing. . .
faint scent
dark hair falling

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Love Note Wisdom

As love grows older,
we learn to bend-not to break,
our hearts mature but
when an argument flares up
silence and a cocktail helps.

For Rick Parise's contest, 'One Tanka - Theme Love Note'

Copyright © Connie Gildersleeve | Year Posted 2013

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tear open the seal
thick folded papers land loud
like our forever, but how
soulmates aren’t supposed to end


Copyright © Tom Quigley | Year Posted 2016

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Five Lines or Less

compelled to take

a photo of a Spaniard

and his lovely bride. . . 

    decades later learning of

           their fame and sad demise

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2014

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Who would have thought us two simple poets, amidst reading, commenting, finding something that's been so missing then, Golden Rings, voiced, blessed x <*> x

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2016

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Love and Marriage

the loving couple
marriage license safely signed
still lives in this world
only on their honeymoon
can it be wholly ignored

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2012

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Marriage and love

Love is what binds us
Love is what I feel for you
A divine union
Is marriage for you and me
Celebration of  our love

Copyright © Irfana Ali Bhat | Year Posted 2012

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Marriage is a deal
It gives love’s recognition
It is a blessing
It paves the way for more care
For each other in the world

Copyright © Asif Andalib | Year Posted 2012

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near the river’s edge
     water lilies overflow
          in our sunlit eyes ~

we row through life’s bittersweet
           into breathless blue waters


Copyright © Kim Rodrigues | Year Posted 2016

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In the dryer

When you're feeling chilled
I'll bring you a warm blanket
When one's not enough
I'll have more in the dryer
So you will never be cold

Copyright © Chris Loud | Year Posted 2017

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Entrusted Uchikake

Soft rainbows adorn
traditions of beauty sown
silken butterfly
the good wife sheds her cocoon
the daughter has a new home

Copyright © John Beam | Year Posted 2017

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love at first sight

You were in my dreams
appearing every evening 
for seven long years
until one day I met you
and that changed my life

when you walked into life
stepping out of the night time
and into the light 

when you walked into life
stepping out of the night time
and into the light
making everything so brilliant
changing my life forever

Copyright © jake aller | Year Posted 2017

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The Wilted Rose

Bouquets overflowed
marriage smelling like a rose
years came and they went
fragrant flower lost its scent
like wilted rose in repose.


Copyright © cheryl hoffman | Year Posted 2017