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)
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Burning Words

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

Dark Hope
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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.

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.

Tanka

My Body Failed Me

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

Stars and Stripes
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New Slave

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

No Escape
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No Escape

Human suffering, Genocide continuing – No escape foreseen; Displace the social fabric, Collective fate established.

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 …

Tanka

Universal Process

Massive dominance, A universal process — Control populace: Thinking … not tolerated, Writing … abomination.

Disease Fascinates
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Disease Fascinates

G.M.O diets, Congressional policy. Disease fascinates Pharmaceutical earnings; Subservient in mourning.

Tanka

Part of You

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

Uninhibited Passion
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Uninhibited Passion

Uninhibited Passion, the validity Within the madness; Unreliable my heart, Abiding in your presence.

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