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Tanka Husband Poems | Tanka Poems About Husband

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No Goodbye

    All the people gone

        not wanting to say goodbye

            next to you i sit

                frozen unable to weep

                    the earth falls from my small hand...

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2013

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Swinging on a star

of all love spoken

  his words to me said it best

    for "eternity"

      love you more then there are stars

        a timeless and countless love...

By: Sharon Ruebel
Form: Tanka

For Linda-Marie's "Swinging on a Star Contest"

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2012

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It Was One Of Those Mornings

It Was One Of Those Mornings

thought it was a good
morning that always went well
I got up to a 
very cranky hubby that
decided not talk or eat

fabulous morning 
everything I did was right
last cancer treatment
a very happy hubby
excited to talk and eat


My hubby just finished his last of his 45 radiation treatments last Monday and doing well.

Poetry Contest:  It Was One Of Those Mornings - 
 Sponsored by: Sara Kendrick 

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2016

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The Lake

    Quietly i move

        a favorite place by the lake

             the loons songs echo

                 reverberating my depths

                      imagining you there still...

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2013

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Loving Kiss

Quiet as a mouse tip toeing to the shower washed, dressed, now ready her cheek, a loving kiss left looking back, tanned beauty sleeps 31/03/15

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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His Eyes

In my husband's eyes,
shining light beams from his soul
like sirius bright 
behind those eyes, pure love glows
the love of family bonds

In my husband's eyes,
years of memories twinkle
and dreams of 'morrows
his eyes are portals to us
his eyes are sexy to me!

By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders, February 3, 2012
for nette onclaud's sexy poetry contest

Sixth place finish

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders | Year Posted 2012

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Tragic Holidays

  Her soul mate is gone.
     Cancer took him from her world.
        Her sad eyes tell all.   
          Christmas will not be the same.
            His sweet touch far from her now.

Copyright © Deb Wilson | Year Posted 2013

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Annual Celebration

his hair is grayer
and his skin more wrinkled, but
he's a better friend
than he was the day before --
my anniversary man.

Copyright © Effie Blake | Year Posted 2006

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I kiss your blue lips

a thousand goodbyes,
and a thousand tears falling;
a thousand snowflakes,
ethereal I float, cold,
tombs are forever    goodbye . . . 

January 17, 2016


For the contest, Words of Wisdom 3, sponsor, Silent One

Third Place

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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Time Stand Still Please

Under  the canopy of trees
               Just   my love and me
Gently he holds my hand
               Draws me close to caress
Tenderly...Time stand still please

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2010

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Summer Night

summer storm
her bra on the sofa
undressing. . .
faint scent
dark hair falling

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Beauty In The Eyes Of The Beholder

Lovely baby blues
Your eyes on our wedding day
Years melt and are gone
Age changes outward beauty
Memory keeps the moment

"A Memory Of Beauty" Contest   
Sponsored by: ^Rick Parise August 2010 

Copyright © Virginia Mitchell | Year Posted 2010

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Swinging on a Star

Hanging in the sky,
each and every night above,
a light in the dark
given with a heart of love,
“Semper illic” just like me.

~Semper illic means always there in Latin~

Tirzah Conway

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2012

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Her Hungering Demands

She, in natures bloom Pulsating lips now craving Hungering demands I to thee in loving call Creativity of two .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Stolen Wedding Ring

For years it shone gold

Brightening a lonely home

Left home for a walk

Late hubby’s ring was stolen

What thief could be so heartless

*This just happened to me.  
Written March 31, 2014 for Chris’s contest

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2014

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Love You

total enchantment
the time I shared here with you
long past the times, few
sometimes I feel the cancer  
is in us both not just you

Copyright © Courtney Courtney | Year Posted 2012

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The View Backyard

57577 tanka

Contest:The  View (of my yard)
Sponsor:  Francine Roberts

Written by Doris Culverhouse

Nature's view changes
Familiarity seen
Birds and deer tasting
All of my precious flowers
Attacked like the evil one

Dad's barn and garden
Wayne's great carved flower beds
The tractor and shed 
Always steady, strong present
Workers, lovers of the land

Dedicated to my Dad and Hubby!!

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

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Defending Mines

sun reflects off grass
     the blades shining silver
         my heart constricts
              you are away, defending mines
the front lawn needs mowing

Referring to today's blog: The Battle for Kumba Hill

Copyright © Suzette Richards | Year Posted 2012

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My Valentine Gift

Kisses long and sweet
A Valentine's Day promise
Of much more to come --
Words of love written in rhyme
Dinner will be late tonight.

Dedicated to my husband.

2/6/12 For Andrea's Tanka My Valentine Contest

Copyright © Kim Merryman | Year Posted 2012

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Long time viewed afar How lovely this lady fair Inquired of her life Beautiful available Love's seed blossomed to full bloom Handsome gentleman Inquired about lady fair Got her attention Cupid pulled the bow tightly Arrow tied two forever
Sponsor: Sand Ivy Davis Contest: Tanka-Love & Marriage

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2012

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Swinging On A Star

On a pedestal
High in the galaxies space
Your love is still bound
Warm arms of loving embrace
My life with “YOU” never ends.

Juanita Warden

Copyright © Juanita Warden | Year Posted 2012

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The East Coast

We two, hot, muggy.
Lay beneath diamond sparkles.
Wind blows gritty sand.
We snuggle on the blanket.
Peacefully, until sunrise –

© July 13, 2011
Dane Smith-Johnsen

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2011

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The New Coolness - Amina


the new coolness
resting in the old swing
without him
gaining courage
to rake the leaves

the new coolness
without him by my side
looking ahead
facing challenges
expecting snow

Contest:  Animus/Anima--Part 1: Anima
Host:  Tom Quigley

Copyright © Reason A. Poteet | Year Posted 2012

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Amidst Sighs

A moment alone ~* Thoughts of her love, being home soon *~ Her pent up release ~* now resonates amidst sighs *~ Fulfilment reaches it's heights http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/love-14.php

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010

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tanka in the still night contest

in the still of night when the room is very cold only sound your breaths the thought enters my silence how strange it would be alone
Sponsor: Black Eyed Susan Contest: Tanka

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2012

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With The Naked Eye

man gives a woman
a kiss and a once-over
without his glasses.
he kisses her again and 
says, "i love you as you are."

Copyright © Effie Blake | Year Posted 2006

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A huge hemisphere,
a lake two and half miles long,
many shady trees,
cars on Grand Central Parkway...
happy kids on swings and slides.

It's very quite here,
people walking and chatting
in the greenest park,
they're safe even after dark...
it's the perfect haven! 

Nighttime seems daytime
when lights shine on all faces
watching a play, or
listening to pop or rock...
what a view from my window!

Written by Andrew Crisci

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2011

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My Valentine Gift

Upon nature's land
With a lifetime of focus
The lens captures time
My gift, love forever spanned,
With a camera…name brand

© February 6, 2011

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest:  TANKA YOUR VALENTINE GIFT Sponsored by: 
Andrea Dietrich

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2012

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For my husband......

You make my head spin,
in a big whirlwind of love.
I cannot control,
how I feel about your soul.
You do make me ache and smile!

Copyright © Emma Buckeridge | Year Posted 2011

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Lover (acrostic-tanka)

Listen from my heart.
Only true affection glows.
Vainness will destroy.
Each one needs a love so true.
Real emotions, not just sex.

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2008