• Three Tankas

    February 25, 2010 ishabelle

    As a poet for today’s rally, I want to feature three Tankas. A Tanka is a Japanese type of poem. It consists of five lines. The first and the third lines have five syllables while the rest of the poem has seven. I have already tried Haiku, so I’m giving this a try as well. I hope you guys enjoy. 🙂 The Grave The rose smells so sweet. In her hands, so red, so lush. But the tears that fall…

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