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Tanaka # 1

December 26, 2013
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! (Photo credit: Rinoninha)

Christmas is over

the New Year looms before us

prepare to Resolve

Promises in the making

which then you will be breaking.

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Tanaka: a short Japanese poetry form, an unrhymed stanza of five lines, each of 5-7-5-7-7 syllables.

In response to We Drink Inspiration – Poetry Prompt #006. My first attempt at a tanaka, a very interesting form. Emily

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From → Challenges, Poetry

3 Comments
  1. All too true, Ms. Emily. Very great tanka. 🙂

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