Long Waka Poems
Long Waka Poems. Below are the most popular long Waka by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Waka poems by poem length and keyword.
My Dear On The Ridge
waka, animal, autumn, car, death, desire, farm, gothic,
There was a dear who had a ridge that she perched from
It was where she felt welcome
Below there was a road
Where cars must go.
They would be driving in singles and pairs
waka, angst, bereavement, betrayal, high school, leadership, violence,
An IED finds it way
Into the mind of a savage sect
And made good use of the emptiness.
Some school girls are bundled up
From their school compound;
Taken for a noisy ride into Sambisa;
Ono no Komachi translations
As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me;
therefore, dreams have become my reality
—Ono no Komachi, translation by Michael R. Burch
Submit to you —
is that what you advise?
The way the...
Otomo no Sakanoue no Iratsume translation
waka, child, childhood, children, daughter, girl, mother, mother
To a Daughter More Precious than Gems
by Otomo no Sakanoue no Iratsume (c. 700-750)
loose translation by Michael R. Burch
Heaven's cold dew has fallen
and thus another season arrives.
Oh, my child living so far away,
do you pine...
waka, culture, imagery, international, language, metaphor, nature, poetry,
These are my translations of some of the oldest Japanese waka, which evolved into poetic forms such as tanka, renga and haiku.
While you decline to cry,
high on the mountainside
a single stalk of plumegrass wilts.
waka, eulogy, love,
Our love forged on the Mount Fuji
Dining, wining and dancing to the beats of Garbage Fuji
Many times shot were we with the film Fuji…
We sit crooning to the songs of apala
Where the drummer frenziedly...
waka, musicme, age, music, age, me, music,
I do not know?
Whats wrong with the world today?
its like they have nothing else to say.
Their words are destroying creative minds
children know adult things by the age of nine.
It the music and it stupid to sit here it...
waka, absence, anxiety, loneliness, lost love,
Pyar, mohabbat ka naam sunkr aaj kl logo k mn me bf ya gf jaise bate hi aati hai...
Pyar to sbse jyada apni family aur apne doston se hota hai....
And my poem is for...
waka, age, anger, betrayal, childhood, father daughter, grief,
Ngwaga e be ele e se me ka geke ipona tlhakatlhakanong
Kgwedi txe mmalwa fela gore ke fetse atla tse pedi
Maahlo a be a bona fela tsa mono kgabagareng
Kgopolo ere nna ke sa nkga mekgatho
waka, change, flower, romantic love, seasons, spring, valentines
In the Clouds
waka, change, journey, moving on,
Tainui - that great waka in the sky -
the flight of the Koru carrying me
into the far orbits seven miles high
at altitude above the Tasman Sea.
And on its metallic...