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.

Burning Words (Tanka Poem)
Tanka

Burning Words

Burning words that flow Out from the mouths of vipers — Serum will restore; Turning poison into sun, Edifying the …

Dark Hope
Tanka

Dark Hope

The dark hope resides In the worldly enterprise Of chaos and hate; Turning darkness into light, Love illuminates the night. …

Tanka

Peace, an Illusion

Bloodshed in the East, Conflicts continually. Peace, an illusion: Two thousand years of fighting, And continual dying. Peace, An Illusion …

Yes or No
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Yes or No

Yes or no calling To the hearts of those confused Inside the unknown; Make your answer known to all, Without …

Stars and Stripes
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Stars and Stripes

Stripped away — red face; Terrorized by the pale face: Accosted — new slave. Redemption never given, Singled out due …

Just A Visitor
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Just A Visitor

Darkness sweeps across The geographic landscape; Just a visitor Seeing tragedy between All sides of humanity. Just A Visitor by …

My Body Failed Me
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My Body Failed Me

Prescription babies, A drug addicted mommy — My body failed me — C-section delivery, Traumatized — my baby died. My …

No Escape
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No Escape

Human suffering, Genocide continuing – No escape foreseen; Displace the social fabric, Collective fate established. No Escape by K. Saitta …

Touch of Kindness
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Touch of Kindness

A touch of kindness With an act of charity, The world, chaos free: Focusing on the needy — Helping those …

Universal Process
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Universal Process

Massive dominance, A universal process — Control populace: Thinking … not tolerated, Writing … abomination. Universal Process by K. Saitta …

Disease Fascinates
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Disease Fascinates

G.M.O diets, Congressional policy. Disease fascinates Pharmaceutical earnings; Subservient in mourning. Disease Fascinates by K. Saitta © 2014, A Walk …

Part of You
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Part of You

Every part of you Is engraved upon my mind – Betwixt melodies – You and I are intertwined Until the …

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