Tanka stories, books, poems, and more

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This tanka poem is about a guy going to tell his girlfriend that she's wearing the wrong type of holiday outfit. Read More

Tags: life, holidays, tanka, misc

A guy uses this tanka poem to share with us who it is that he saw on a certain piece of property. Read More

Tags: life, holidays, tanka, misc

The author of this tanka poem shares with us what he saw two friends doing in a store's parking lot. Read More

Tags: life, holidays, tanka, misc

This tanka poem shows us what makes a guy shoot his wife and another man dead. Read More
The author of this tanka poem says where he has found a friend at and why that friend is there. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem is about a guy doing one thing before he sees a woman doing something else. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem is about what an ex-con allows himself to do after he gets out of prison. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a tiger would say to a waiter of a restaurant about his meal. Read More

Tags: fantasy, life, tanka, misc

Reads: 46

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This tanka poem happens to be one of the reasons why hitchhiking to save money should not be considered a good idea. Read More

Tags: dark, death, tanka, misc

This three stanza tanka poem tells the story of a woman shooting an intruder dead with a gun... or so she thought. Read More

Tags: dark, death, sad, tanka, misc

Poem / Flash Fiction

September 16, 2018

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This tanka poem shows us what one couple is like outside... and inside. Read More

Tags: dark, death, sad, tanka, misc

This tanka poem shows us what a couple allows themselves to do before calling it a night. Read More

Tags: love, life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a hedgehog stuck inside a plastic cup would be asking a total stranger to do for him. Read More

Tags: fantasy, life, tanka, misc

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2018

Reads: 36

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This tanka poem explains why a guy is unable to get on a subway car as soon as it pulled up. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a woman would say to her friend while showing off her new bikini. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a woman is asking her friends about a party dress she has on. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a mother duck would be saying to her own kids before taking them to the pond. Read More

Tags: fantasy, life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a bear in a zoo is asking a crowd to do for him. Read More

Tags: fantasy, life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be Bugs Bunny telling us the main reason why he lets himself become a human being. Read More
This tanka poem happens to be a woman in a cosplay outfit asking a friend about how she looked in it. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

Reads: 40

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This tanka poem lets us know that not even glass could stop a young couple from falling in love. Read More

Tags: love, life, tanka, misc

This tanka poem happens to be what a woman would say to herself after she sees some guy staring at her. Read More

Tags: life, tanka, misc

In this tanka poem, one woman believes that she is the only one wearing the sexiest Halloween costume. Read More

Tags: holiday, tanka, misc

Poem / Poetry

July 17, 2018

Reads: 47

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: depression, tanka

In this tanka poem, the author tries... without much success... to get his mother to act her true age. Read More

Tags: adult, life, tanka, misc

In this tanka poem, a New York native looks at an old photo and remembers kissing his ladylove in that city on 9/11. Read More

Tags: dark, death, sad, tanka, misc

This tanka poem is about what an intoxicated couple discovered about their damaged lives. Read More

Tags: adult, tanka, misc

A young man drops by to pick up his girlfriend and finds her in a disturbing situation in this tanka poem. Read More

Tags: adult, tanka, misc

In this tanka poem, a couple were having fun at a beach unaware they were being watched. Read More

Tags: nature, tanka, misc

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