Tanka stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Poetry

August 01, 2020

Reads: 939

Comments: 48

Shelves: 6

The House Of Ten Thousand Exotic Rooms House

An assortment of haiku and tanka poems. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2020

Reads: 46

Comments: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Day 2 of NaPoWriMo. It's a tanka I wrote late last night because I almost ran out of time for day two. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 13, 2020

Reads: 182

Comments: 10

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A tanka. Read More

Tags: pandemic, tanka

Poem / Poetry

September 23, 2019

Reads: 226

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Please note: this poem will also appear in the Imaginarium House Autumn/Halloween Collection 2019. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2019

Reads: 171

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Tags: tanka, 57557

Poem / Poetry

April 18, 2019

Reads: 131

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

For some reason, I feel self conscious whenever someone reads my writing in person or sees me write, but I always feel like I need to post it online. Read More

Tags: randomness, tanka

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2019

Reads: 249

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Significance is not determined by your size, or notoriety. Significance is determined by your existence and the Author of your existence. Read More

Tags: poetry, hope, faith, poem, tanka

It should speak for itself. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2019

Reads: 185

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

It is short enough to speak for itself. Read More

Tags: tanka

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2019

Reads: 199

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Two haikus and a tanka, creating an acrostic. This was extremely difficult. Inspired by chhr2103 on Commaful. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2018

Reads: 335

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

July 17, 2018

Reads: 198

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: depression, tanka

Reads: 320

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

This type of short poem speaks for itself. Read More

Tags: nature, poem, ocean, tanka

Poem / Other

January 17, 2018

Reads: 359

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

A 5/7/5/5/7 tanka. Read More

Tags: tears, rain, tanka

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 16, 2018

Reads: 283

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: tanka, 57557

Reads: 289

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: life, dreams, tanka

Reads: 309

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Thanks to Bert Broomberg for telling me what a 'tanka' is. Read More

Tags: less, tanka, profit, more

It should speak for itself again. Read More
Another tanka, the lesser known form of japanese poetry. Read More

Tags: nature, poem, tanka

the other japanese form of poetry most people don't know. Read More

Tags: nature, poetry, tanka

Once a year I take my classes on a haiku hike. We bring a camera and look for meaningful haiku from the nature that we saw. Nature has a lot to speak to us about if we will just listen. Students always remember the haiku the wrote and say, “That… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 03, 2016

Reads: 499

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a tanka I had to write for school. It can be interpreted however you'd like, but to me...it is about fighting and getting through depression. It is about continuing on with your life, no matter how hard. Read More

Tags: life, poem, book, tanka, brave

Poem / Poetry

January 18, 2016

Tags: poem, tanka

Reads: 204

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Haiku I had to write for my English class. Read More

Reads: 348

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables(5/7/5/7/7). Read More

Tags: love, autumn, spring, tanka

Poem / Poetry

April 18, 2014

Reads: 257

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Please read it's a tanka (type of poem):) Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2014

Reads: 228

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables(5/7/5/7/7) ------------ Here, a poisonous tree is a metaphor for the type of politics played and the type of politicians in India. Other metaphors revolves around that… Read More
The tanka about my Skyrim charecter. Read More

Reads: 249

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One of my pastimes is to write burnished haiku as autumn leaves fall Read More
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