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Tanka Tribute Poems | Tanka Poems About Tribute

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CB tribute contest 1

When I feel worried,
Without delay I open
Jan's poetry page
She makes me laugh out loud for
she is the limerick queen

Copyright © Supraja Kannan | Year Posted 2016

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Summer Memories

summer memories

evening walks along the sand

sound of waves crashing

moonlight upon the water

we stop long enough to kiss...

Poems by Shar

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2012

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a dog's good-bye

paws on his casket
he drops a white rose
onto his friend
  a soldier come home
  his final badge of honor

for rick's rose tanka contest

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan | Year Posted 2013

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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

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Bloody Mary

Eight hundred meters
Demanding in all aspects
Race with a high toll
Epitome of extremes
Coach called her Bloody Mary

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Tanka at the sportsmens bar

coloured bottles bob
to my eyes these are gemstones
light explodes in spumes
a sour flood warms my belly
in the wave of each fresh draught

drinking rainbows	
I am resting the dragon 
on wet glass
ice rocks crackle
day blends into night

first or last dog watch?
sitting at this bar – my pew
far away at sea
ship ahoy! Nubile sirens
eight bells ringing between decks

Inspired by the adventures of Keith Jackson AM and other friends 

Copyright © Michael Dom | Year Posted 2015

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Art - Olaf Wieghorst

My Favorite Artist

Native Indians,
   Wild horses on gold prairies,
      Sprawled desert landscapes:
The 'Dean of Western Painters',
Olaf Wieghorst captured them.

Mystical beauty
    Springs forth on sunny highlights
      Splashed against dark earth.
Grand images of nature,
Come to life with each brush stroke.

Rugged western scenes
  Filled with life and earth's splendor
      Stir deep emotion.
Favored most: 'Dead Cottonwood'
And 'Navajo Madonna'

Sandra M. Haight

~2nd Place~       
Contest: Celebration of Art Contest
Sponsor: Kim Rodrigues 
Judged: 05/24/2017

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2017

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Who am I if not

Who am I if not,
Greeting sunsets with a smile
Dazed by the night sky
Making dreamlike plans for life,
Who am I if not with you

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Swinging on a Star

“William Shakespeare”
Brilliance illuminates 
Heaven’s brightest star
Unclouded wit still sparkling
Words twinkling from lovers’ tongues

Jack Horne for Linda-Marie’s Swinging on a Star contest

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2012

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Monk's Tribute (Tanka)

Thelonious Monk
piano keyboard prophet
harmonizing scales

Melody from flat to sharp
rhythm soothing to the soul

Comments:  Thelonious Sphere Monk (1917-1982) is recognized as one of the 
most influential figures in the history of Jazz. He was one of the architects of 
bebop and his impact as a composer and pianist has had a profound influence 
on every genre of music. Thelonious Monk Institutes of Jazz are located at the 
following locations: Washington Office: 5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 605, 
Washington, DC and Los Angeles Office: University of Southern California, 3443 
Watt Way, Lower Level, Los Angeles, CA. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, a 
nonprofit education organization, was founded in 1986 by the Monk family along 
with the late Maria Fisher, an opera singer and lifelong devotee of music.

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2007

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A trib to the realest dreamer

Walking the straight line
Hellbound, gunning for heaven
Military mind
By shadows can't be worried
Else your dreams will be buried

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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amaurotic sight silvered lace curtain unseen vibration rewards nights dedicated labor beauty and function entwined

Copyright © Joseph Soper | Year Posted 2017