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Summer Tanka Poems

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

Premium Member End of Haviland
 end of Haviland
stilled kickstands & spokes of Schwinn
our teen shapely thighs
after school books are returned
and mind wanders down the road

chill in Summer heat
orange &...

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Categories: memory,

Premium Member A Set Of Flowering Tankas
Tidal connection,
wild flowers woo a Clownfish;
Anemone bond,
give in give up a little;
Flourish and flow together.

Seeds of ambrosia,
birds fight over leftovers;
Mammals with munchies
pass around shareable plates;

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Categories: emotions, feelings, flower, nature,

Premium Member Let's Tango
Fragrance night, spicy
Breeze tangoes near tomorrow
to green world stage raves
Howling blues stir lilac dark
Starlight, whistling in the park

Clouds keep on drifting
in times of vanishing moon

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Categories: beauty, dance, flower, nature,

Nice Girl
three nice things she loves
reading books, the summer-spring,
ponds lakes rivers seas
my beloved poetess 
lovely amazing cool girl!...

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Categories: romantic love,

Premium Member Reminders
spring, summer, and fall~
each fills us with hope and faith
but winter alone
reminds us of the frailty
of the human condition

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Categories: seasons, winter,

Premium Member Red Flowers From My Love
Summertime lover
I'm waiting at the station;
Strawberry evening!
Anticipation heartbeat,
like rainbow glimpsed from a street.

Dusky moments fly
like dense willows in wild wind,
in the moss green spring.
Then a...

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Categories: flower, nature, red, romance,

Premium Member Roses in Gold
Roses in gold sheen
glinting fire at hot June noon
Sun washed garden blooms
Sparkling city paved in gold
in scents of summer so old 

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Categories: beauty, city, nature, rose,

Premium Member seasonals
seasons arrested
a sauntering airs freely 
a mass of escapes
panoramic difference
relocation picturesque...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, autumn, change,

Pastel Blue Nails
Pale pastel blue nails
As blue as translucent sea,
Waves pale as white sails,
Complimentary to toes
Matching my summer beach clothes....

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Categories: beauty,

Silent Angel of Light Wood
An angel of wood
Facing his summer garden 
Of flowers and birds 
Which he grew from his own mouth
Without a mind to observe 

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Categories: angel, bird, flower, garden,


Now as the year ends
With autumn’s chill in the air
I recall the warmth
Not only of the summer
But also your loving smile

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Categories: autumn,

Premium Member Autumn
Goodbye sweet summer
 tis time for autumns colors 
splendid masterpiece
 even bare trees bow down to 
welcome autumn in...

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Categories: autumn,

Premium Member A Drink of Summer
A drink of Summer,
strawberry lemonade skies;
Crushed ice left refreshed;
Lukewarm waves grow into flames 
becoming a bit sultry....

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Categories: emotions, summer,

Premium Member Hibiscus Hypnotic
Yellow and pink hued
ruffled petal elegance
Magnetic beauty
drawing crowds in days so long
Simmering sunshine shadows

Time flees chase of life
around the corner of blooms
where music's playing
Blue skies...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, color, flower,

Premium Member - Deep Red Roses -

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Categories: beauty, flower, summer,

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