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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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Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

readingin a sunny cornerof the houseI can beany age by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) First published: WestWard Quarterly, Winter 2016 (Edited for this blog) https://largeprintpoems.com/

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