Tanka

tan·ka
noun: tanka; plural noun: tanka; plural noun: tankas

a Japanese poem consisting of five lines, the first and third of which have five syllables and the other seven, making 31 syllables in all and giving a complete picture of an event or mood.

Tanka

tan·ka
noun: tanka; plural noun: tanka; plural noun: tankas

a Japanese poem consisting of five lines, the first and third of which have five syllables and the other seven, making 31 syllables in all and giving a complete picture of an event or mood.

Tanka

Besieged

Feeling so lonely In the traditions of life – Happiness is dead – Besieged by a godless world, I’m slowly …

Tanka

War

War’s declaration, The option for your demise On her battlefield. The military complex, Its priority — you die. War by …

Tanka

Vanished Dreams

The precepts of hell And western theology – They are vanished dreams – Twisted by modern prophets, Their knowledge is …

Tanka

Built with Lies

The answers to life That gives one hope everyday, They are built with lies. Your ambition is futile, Everything is …

Tanka

Betrayal

Eggnog and french toast A Christmas day tradition — Betrayal struck home — The teenage son drunk the rum, And …

Outer Darkness, a tanka poem - Walk In Verse
Tanka

Outer Darkness

Alone with no hope, Cast into outer darkness — The soul slowly dies — Waiting for the guillotine To undo …

Indoctrinated , a tanka poem - Walk In Verse
Tanka

Indoctrinated

Tenderness and truth, Unattainable by youth — Indoctrinated — Raised in immorality, No more rationality. Indoctrinated by K. Saitta © …

Innocent Souls, a tanka poem - Walk In Verse
Tanka

Innocent Souls

The innocent souls Vanish without our knowledge – War mourns for no one – She murders without reason, Leaving a …

Didn’t Expect This, a tanka poem by Walk In Verse
Tanka

Didn’t Expect This

Paroled from my mind, I lacerated my veins – I didn’t expect this – Living with scars of torment, Death …

Winter Sun is a Tanka poem by Walk In Verse
Tanka

Winter Sun

Winter sun brings fun Upon the mountainous slopes — Safe and protected — Avalanche comes tumbling As it squeezes on …

Tanka

Dark Kingdom

Smoldering torment, Integrity compromised – Insanity sets; The dark kingdom recreates Division within your mind. Dark Kingdom by K. Saitta …

Eternal Freedom, a tanka poem by Walk In Verse
Tanka

Eternal Freedom

We could be standing Upon eternal freedom, But we accept lies; Transferring love to hatred, Making this you versus I. …

Walk in Verse

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