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Tanka Son Poems | Tanka Poems About Son

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Details | Tanka |

My child, I cry for thee-a lament

(For my first child, who could not make it to this world) Your motion I feel Oblivious of the pain My son I rejoiced If only you were with me For you I mourn in regret ©Nadiya (11 Feb '15)

Copyright © poesy relish | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |


the way you always wanted
your lucky son
to hold the raffle tickets
at the hamfests we attended

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

tiny fingers

for we three
tiny fingers
seal my heart
in love’s cocoon

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

lullaby - tanka

crystal bells tinkling
- waterfalls of silver sounds -
angels painting stars
eyes shutting in loving smiles
innocence falling asleep...

Copyright © Liliana Negoi | Year Posted 2010

Details | Tanka |

Bring my son back

Bring my son back
They say he died for his
Country and peace
My son was killed by the
Looters who rule this land

Copyright © Pheko Motaung | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

Lamentation for My Son

Grief makes the sea turn
Red and it seems we're lost in
Indigo night, yet
Even death can't break our hearts
For love preserves our union

Copyright © Jim Howe | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

The Artist

A gifted artist,
Now leaves behind all his toys;
Though fragile he is,
His ambition makes him strong;
Yet, remain humble to all…

(Pour Kevin, l’artiste de Juan-les-Pins, France)

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

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Teenager's Thoughts

Look at me today
Don’t wait until tomorrow
I am here right now
Waiting to be loved by you
Waiting to be held by you

Copyright © Michael Degenhardt | Year Posted 2008