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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanka

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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Sep 27, 2004 ... Tanka: Poetic Form - The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese ...

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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 translates as ...

www.edu.pe.ca/stjean/playing%20with%20poetry/Hennessey/how_to_write_a_tanka_poem.htm

How to write a Tanka poem. The Tanka poem is very similar to haiku but Tanka poems have more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor and personification.

tankajournal.com/what-is-tanka

Tanka is a poetry form which originated in Japan more than 13 centuries ago. In its purest form, tanka poems are most commonly written as expressions of ...

www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/tanka

A Japanese form of five lines with 5, 7, 5, 7, and 7 syllables—31 in all. See Philip Appleman's “Three Haiku, Two Tanka.” See also renga.

www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/haiku/tanka.html

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, ...

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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)

www.britannica.com/art/tanka-Japanese-poetry

tanka: In literature, a five-line, 31-syllable poem that has historically been the basic form of Japanese poetry. The term tanka is synonymous with the term waka , ...