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Tanka Women Poems | Tanka Poems About Women

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

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What We Really Fight For

When you ask 'soldier 
what he fights for, it is not 
apple pie and dear 
old mom, nope this is what he 
fights so hard for; a woman

Copyright © Steven Siegel | Year Posted 2015


Details | Tanka |

THESE WOMEN

THESE WOMEN

these women
always smiling    whispering
i wonder
is it me
or are they dismantling a friend?

Dave Austin

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

Women and child abuse

We must put an end
To women and child abuse
From our societies
By enforcing stricter laws
And creating awareness 

Copyright © Asif Andalib | Year Posted 2012


Details | Tanka |

Dentist's Office

dentist's office
steel ribs hold mouth open
can't complain
fortunately or not
she's pretty

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

A prospect

Peachy at first glance
A keeper or a hustler
Only time will tell
Trust your instincts but beware
Should your prospect go astray

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

Sly

All eyes upon her
Glad of the folds of her cape
Harsh light in water
Shy in the eyes of the men
Sly in the eyes of herself

Copyright © John Herlihy | Year Posted 2017