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Tanka (短歌, "short poem") is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature. Contents. [hide]. 1 Etymology; 2 Form ...

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Tanka Bars and Tanka Bites made from buffalo and cranberries. Includes online ordering, distributor section, and newsletter.

Tanka | Academy of American Poets

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Sep 27, 2004 ... The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka ...

tanka - Aha! Poetry

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TANKA VS. HAIKU. Jane Reichhold. In the Winter '90 issue of Mirrors, I wrote in the essay "Tanka for the Memory" that not many rules for tanka had been written ...

Tanka Online

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Learn to write the lyric poem of Japan known as tanka, now one of the most popular and versatile short forms of poetry in English. Webmaster, Jeanne Emrich.

Examples of Tanka Poetry - Example articles - YourDictionary

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The term tanka poetry refers to a Japanese five-line poem. See some examples of tanka poetry here.

Shadow Poetry - Poetry Types - Tanka

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Tanka. 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)

Shadow Poetry - Tanka

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Definition of Tanka An unrhymed Japanese poem consisting of five lines of 5/7/5/ 7/7 (5 kana in the first line, 7 kana in the second line, 5 kana in the third line, ...

Tanka | Definition of Tanka by Merriam-Webster

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an unrhymed Japanese verse form of five lines containing five, seven, five, seven , and seven syllables respectively; also : a poem in this form — compare haiku.

Poetry Form - The Tanka

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The tanka, a poetic form that originated in Japan in the 8th century and spread to the West in the 20th century.

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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.
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How to write a Tanka poem

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The Tanka poem is very similar to haiku but Tanka poems have more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor and personification. There are five lines in a Tanka ...

Young Writers | Tanka Poem - Definition and Examples

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What is a Tanka Poem? Information and examples about the Japanese verse.

A Quick Start Guide to Writing Tanka - Tanka Online

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Tanka, the 5-line lyric poem of Japan is quickly becoming popular in the English- language poetry community. Like haiku, its shorter cousin, tanka usually is ...