General Poetry posted November 26, 2018


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Tanka

Tanka (wistfulness)

by Sugarray77

a wistfulness yearns
to keep this special moment
tucked into my soul
taking it out through the day
recalling dawn’s glowing fire


Tanka Poetry Contest writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
This contest is for the traditional form of 5-7-5-7-7. Tankas usually focus on nature, seasons, or love. The first two lines need to be grammatically connected. And, also, the last two lines need to be grammatically connected. The third line of the poem is called the satori and is a pivot line. It amplifies the previous two lines and also introduces the last two lines.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


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