Tag Archives: Tanka

Special to The Daily Haiku: July 24, 2021–Review of Barbara Tate’s Latest Collection

Thus far in 2021, Poet Barbara Tate has published two significant collections of haiku, tanka, and haibun. The first one, “far more than I ever was,” has already been reviewed on this blog. The second one, just released, “darkness in … Continue reading

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Tanka by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton

Tanka     remembering my photo of Mt. Fuji rising taken from a high-speed train strengthens me in these days of confusion         by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA) Honorable Mention Fifth Fujisan Taisho/ Mt. Fuji Tanka Awards  

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Be a Successful Poet: Write/Publish Haiku, Tanka, & Many Other Forms

Don’t miss your chance to begin writing poetry or improve your poetry, get it published, and establish yourself as a well-known writer! My new reference book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing,  contains  hundreds of  haiku, tanka, haibun, haiku sequences, … Continue reading

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Two Tanka by Vandana Parashar

a half-read book with its pages open . . .       my mind wanders  into the dark alleys  of desires       by Vandana Parashar (India)   Moonbathing, Issue 22, 2020         watering a … Continue reading

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Tanka by Dorna Hainds

Tanka   tonight i count the stars maple leaves falling one by one without a sound       by Dorna Hainds (USA)  

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Tanka by an’ya

Tanka       nowadays i measure my life in sunsets that lacquer the sea with transient light     by an’ya (USA)

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Two Tanka by Debbie Strange

a smudge of blackbirds swirling into evening . . . how fluid the shape of this sorrow 2nd Place Fleeting Words Tanka Contest, 2018     watching you prepare a star fruit just so the small galaxies of grace in … Continue reading

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Special to The Daily Haiku– Haiku and Tanka in a New Book: Nov. 8, 2020

From this new book by Debbie Strange of Canada,  featured are three selections below: rainbows spin from the crest of a wave . . . I wish we’d had more time to say goodbye feathers on the empty beach I … Continue reading

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Tanka by Paul Beech

TANKA I lather up and she smiles remembering the day I moved in when she gave me this brush like her dad’s   by Paul Beech (Wales) Blithe Spirit: Journal of the British Haiku Society, Vol. 30, No. 2, May … Continue reading

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Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

Tanka wearing my old sweater worn thin Queen Anne’s lace along country roads by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) https://largeprintpoems.com/

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