Category Archives: lyrical poetry

Tanka by Debbie Strange (Canada)

Tanka tracks of birds meander through snow . . . the surgeon marks her left breast with a cross by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place British Haiku Society Awards, 2016

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Tanka by Chen-ou Liu

December tornadoes  . . . at the end of a trail of debris a mud-stained teddy bear in the midnight chill by Chen-ou Liu (Canada)

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3 Tanka by an’ya

3 Tanka by an’ya   old memories like tangled fish hooks impossible to pick up only one without all the others   First Place 2008 Tanka Society of America International Contest       that final spring we were together … Continue reading

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