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Winter Tanka Poems

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

Premium Member Winter Twilight

Now winter twilight
at the old covered bridge here
Cold, silent, cover
There’s not a bird anywhere
It’s time to drive through

Heidi Sands


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Categories: bird, loss, winter,

Moonlight Madness
Beneath full moonlight
In alley, neighbor's and mine.
Silhouettes of clouds
From those chimneys frighten me
As I rush through this deep freeze....

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Categories: crazy, fear, imagery, mental

Premium Member HUNGER a tanka tale
on the garden path
five toes and a pad
imprint the snow-
hunger brings a 
stranger in the night...

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Categories: snow, winter,

Premium Member TANKA the form p
hanging from the trees
winter fog welcomes the dawn
and obscures the light--
cobwebs shimmer
necklaced to the hedge

NOTE:A tanka in English is essentially a 3 line hiku(SHOW)with a...

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Categories: poetry,

Premium Member Wintry woes
fragile limbs somber
wedded in dank gelid air
once graced with life
bared to face wintry hardness
a stalwart tree stands proudly...

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Categories: courage, nature, winter,

Premium Member COLD OUT HERE
Morning cold out here
Should wear thermal underwear 
Spring is coming slow
Frigid  season nature shrinks 
Full display arctic dismay...

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Categories: spring, winter,

A December Memento
Like a winter bloom 
lit by the soft morning sun,
my soul is so thrilled. 
Your arrival, Jesus, is ---
my December memento.

19 December 2022

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Categories: december,


chill days slowly danced
winter's hues changed tree's leaves shed
gift to my husband
and I on Christmas we wed
welcoming new beginnings


A December Memento Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Andrea...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marriage, romance, winter,

at first fall of snow
on rustic bench we sat by 
watching snowflakes dance ~
under your old umbrella 
young dreams we shaped in snowballs

10 December 2022


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© JCB Brul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: december, dream, winter,

Premium Member - Blue Landscape -


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Categories: beauty, nature, winter,

Premium Member sledding
laughter of children
playing in the winter’s snow
seasonal delight,
bundled up in heavy coats
sledding down the steep hillside. 

Written December 5, 2022

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Categories: children, sports, winter,

Premium Member Home on the range

rodents seek my gifts
searching yonder free meals
happy to oblige
all manner of life appears
what a fool relieves...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, environment, perspective,

Premium Member Winter at Dusk
autumn steel sky
bare oak branches
pale-pink twilight
quilt cossets biddy body
shadowland’s coming in hot

Sponsor: Brian Strand


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Categories: age, nature, seasons, weather,

Premium Member nature's decay
I walk a park path
where trees wait for winter sleep
their branches frozen . . . 
I do love nature's decay
when a sweet scent is...

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Categories: nature,

Premium Member Carousel of Seasons
Seasons travel in time
Mood and weather swings the chime
Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall
Birds, trees play 'round 'til nightfall
Seasons change year round, turn 'round!...

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Categories: seasons,