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Tanka Name Poems | Tanka Poems About Name

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

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Pun and Games

Contrary name paronomasia                                                                                                                 I ask no pardon                                                                                                             the pun came unattended                                                                                            free from lucid prying eyes

Copyright © John Beam | Year Posted 2014


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The Virtuous White Rose

--**--The Virtuous White Rose--**--

White rose is holy
Matrimony pureness of
Bond between lovers.
Blessing  to Old Rome deceased’s
Chastity and innocence.

White Rose in myth and
Legend was tainted by blood,
Made blush from kiss, thus
Made it red and made it pink
Against its pride purity.

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013

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When You Say My Name- Double Tanka

When you say my name
Stars rush down from the heavens
Dressing me in light
I become goddess divine
Fashioned by love in your voice

When you say my name
The world is too small a place
My soul wanders free
Gliding down the Milky Way
The Queen of the blessed night

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2013


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Thy Name

Murmurs in the wind
Like those echoes from within
Whispering thy name
Like a song hummed by cherubs
Serenading my lost soul.

Copyright © Jonathan Medida | Year Posted 2013

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Name Game

There's an old Donald
Some say he mimics Ronald
Sits high on a hill
Enforcing his noxious will 
Pray he won't be an Arnold

Copyright © Donna Roberts | Year Posted 2017