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Tanka Prayer Poems | Tanka Poems About Prayer

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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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The Obligation

Hastily he comes
kneels before the statue
offering rote prayers.
God up in heaven heartsick 
with this plastic petition.

It's a mere duty
he has performed since childhood;
so deeply engrained.
 A real relationship is
what the Father longs for.

A few more moments
he'll be released from this chore;
the day moving on.
" Will he ever get hungry?", 
a weeping Savior wonders.


Copyright © Carol Connell | Year Posted 2017

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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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Tanka 3

I give You my praise,
rising from this heart's altar
pillars of incense
pure fragrance softly spreading
bringing joy to You, my God.

Copyright, September 28, 2014
Faye Lanham Gibson

Copyright © Faye Gibson | Year Posted 2014

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Wish for you

My wish for you

All your dreams come true,
Is subtle wish from my heart,
Big house and a car,
Hefty money and dense hair,
Health, fortune and blessed flair !

Tanka - 5/7/5/7/7
Written December 29th, 2014
For Isaiah's contest "My wish for you"

Awarded HM

Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2014

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A perspective of Cancer

Dread news silent face
She turned her eyes to heaven
Sharing earth's sad waste
Fear choking the unspoken
The prayer howls for fresh grace

Time crumbles heavily now
She waits diseased, and unbowed

Sister gone, I still
In love recalls wound and strength
That savaged our will
I bore most who loved you most
In weakness trembling my thoughts

How sin could wrought upon us
This dire malady in dust
I offer you all
A hand who tremble to bare
The indignant gall
Of cancer flooding our stare
A dear in the headlights glare

I tremble with you, its all
Each is alone gainst this wall.

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2012

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'New Dawn'

sounds of ecstasy 
whilst wings flutter 
a new dawn welcomed
in nature’s distinctive way
a thankful prayer uttered


Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2011

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The Small Pagoda

the small pagoda
outside my window home to god 
of my morning meditations
though beg for the eternal
her silence good enough

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Thought of First Love 2K13

Much thoughts of you as
praying am I that you may
reserve but a seat
amongst your humbled table,
if only in faded memories.

Copyright © Anthony O. Mitchell Jr. | Year Posted 2013

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Prayers - The Tanka Style

~Prayers~ (Tanka) Prayers are private Chats just between you and God You can go to Him For anything you need to God answers accordingly. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2012

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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Prayer Tanka

eve of devotion 

   inspires an intimate plea

 entwined in its notes

       prayers wrapped in light music...

sealing hearts' intercession

Contest of Amy Green
Tanka(s) Contest REVISED, EASIER, more FREE
Apr 21, 2014

Copyright © Banjo Casto | Year Posted 2014

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Giving Up to a Higher Power

You win.  I withdraw.
I acknowledge your terms.
Embrace my weak flesh.
Love me that I may admit
Defeat.  Make your will be done.

(Acrostic Tanka)
for the contest Resignation.

Copyright © Jim Howe | Year Posted 2016

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Prayer Of A Poet

lyre accompany me
as i write the poetry
of the celestial.
make the words have the magic
of rhyme and of imagery.

Copyright © Effie Blake | Year Posted 2006

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For strength and wisdom
To meet my best destiny
Instead of mercy,
I know what I've gotta do
It's up to me to stay true

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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A Prayer of Saint Terese Lisieux

Arm me for battle
I beseech you to strengthen
my heart to combat
with your son until I meet
the Eternal Face to face 

Copyright © Jim Howe | Year Posted 2016