The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line.
Tanka translates as "short song," and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form.
The term tanka poetry refers to a Japanese five-line poem. See some examples
of tanka poetry here.
www.edu.pe.ca/stjean/playing with poetry/Hennessey/tanka.htm
Examples of Tanka Poetry. The students in Mrs. Hennessey's class used a
photograph to inspire them to write Tanka poetry. We typed the poems using ...
What is a Tanka Poem? Information and examples about the Japanese verse.
For an in depth description of Tanka, please visit the Shadow Poetry Japanese
Poetry Tanka section. Example #1: A cool wind blows in With a blanket of silence.
Tanka Poems. Examples of tanka poetry. Read tanka poems. View a list of
poems in the Tanka form and see a definition.
Tanka poems are a traditional Japanese style of poetry that follows a set pattern.
In this lesson, you'll learn the structure of the tanka, be...
Philip Appleman, “Three Haiku, Two Tanka” from New and Selected Poems,
1956-1996. Copyright © 1996 by Phillip Appleman. Reprinted with the
Jan 22, 2013 ... The original Japanese form of tanka had only one line of poetry containing 31
speech sounds—what ... Here is one example of a tanka poem:.
Edited and with an Introduction by M. Kei Tanka, waka, and kyoka are five line ...
is a legitimate technique, most examples in novice work come from breaking a ...