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Tanka Baby Poems | Tanka Poems About Baby

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

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Born out of wedlock
she gave up her baby girl
for quick adoption.

Twice married since, old and frail,
she laments her childless life.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Contest: Regret
Sponsor: Frank Herrera

Chosen POTD-1st Oct 2016

Copyright © Paul Callus | Year Posted 2016

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A Good News Story

Cesarean birth a newborn hugs his mom's face - his cheek pressed to hers. . . pulled away from her, he screams some bonds cannot be broken

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2014

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When Love Creates

Eyes to eyes now meet Tenderly our lips touch We, adventurous Rhythmic vibrations rejoice When love creates little ones .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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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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Baby on Board

Have you ever seen The ‘Baby on Board’ car sign It shows a warning --- Having child problems inside Makes the car now dangerous
Russell Sivey

Copyright © Russell Sivey | Year Posted 2012

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of a newborn's smile
in mother's arms
another miracle
of the  universe

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2016

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Sweet Raspberry Kisses

Baby, when you’re grown
cradling your own darling babe.
Remember your days
of sweet raspberry kisses,
rhymes and twinkling lullabies.

I will remember
the sweet sound of your babble
through bubbling laughter, 
your pudgy, little fingers  
and wide-eyed wonder, always.

for Andrea Dietrich's SWEET or SALTY? Contest,

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders | Year Posted 2013

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Terrible Twos

two years old
always wanting his mommy
screaming when he wakes
and she's away in the kitchen
quiet the moment she holds him

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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of the baby hummingbirds
through their bodies
to awaken my heart

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2016

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P S Congratulations on Your Bouncing Baby Poet Love, the Stork

I'll be a poet.
Words will flow from heart to pad.
I'll write through times good
And, with God's hand, through times bad.
I'll have a ball...I know it!

by Cherie Durbin

Copyright © Cherie Durbin | Year Posted 2011

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Light of the Sun

The light of the Sun
nuzzles the verdure of Earth
with gold fingertips
of chlorophyll-induced warmth 
like a babe in swaddling cloth.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2013

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Poetry Painful

I dreamt a sad dream
he had on soft blue booties
even angels wept
as his coffin was lowered
     forever    my broken   heart

May 7, 2016


For the contest, Short Form Poetry
sponsor, Andrea Dietrich

Second Place

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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Trembles and Thrills

Trembles and Thrills

Thoughts stir memories—
that tall oak door down the hall.
When I peeked inside,
trembles and thrills engulfed me;
beating heart filled up with pride.

Visioned there within—
perfect gift beyond compare.
Tears filled up my eyes.
Trembles and thrills engulfed me;
feelings I could not disguise.

What a lovely sight—
heartfelt joy of pure delight!
Miracle to see—
first grand babe for me was born!
Trembles and thrills engulfed me.

Sandra M. Haight

~7th Place~
Contest: Trembles and Thrills
Sponsor: Olive Eloisa Guillermo
Judged: 12/19/2015

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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unborn tanka

I’ve seen the freezers
where they store the mother’s eggs
where the unborn sleep
cradled in maternal dreams
cribs of baby fantasies

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan | Year Posted 2014

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Baby Tanka

I dreamed of her
Honey, I dreamed of her
It was something great
I'm anxious to know of it
Our daughter is in heaven

Copyright © Ileane Ogilvie | Year Posted 2014

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Baby Babbles

I'm so shiny bright
Mommy calls her daughter Sun
Aren't I a delight
Little sweetheart's made for fun
Pint-sized diva's just begun

By Deb Wilson

for contest"Baby Babbles"
sponsored by Linda-Marie
"Sweetheart of Poetry Soup"

Copyright © Deb Wilson | Year Posted 2011

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Baby I Love You

My youths dream of night The rain drops on thirsty soul The light from heaven The language of my future Baby I love you so much.

Copyright © Chittaranjan Dey | Year Posted 2012

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My baby is mine alone

My baby is mine alone
Change my dull life forever
I am unknown
Even in my own country
I am a lifetime of trust

Copyright © Pheko Motaung | Year Posted 2016

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a silver bracelet on her baby's chubby arm it shines in the sun on the way to hubby's place on the day before divorce

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

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A man is a baby

A man is a baby
Play chess with your man aids
Will not come to you
He lives a secretive life
When you hide his toys

Copyright © Pheko Motaung | Year Posted 2016

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the baby

there is no difference

we all have the same nascence

we all live the same

some are known as the youngest

but some can't be the baby

Copyright © Joshua Loefgren | Year Posted 2006