A Meditation, #Tanka

Everyone is on a Tanka craze this week, so I thought I’d join in! Our words were work and slow, using synonyms only. The word, work was inspired by Robbie Cheadle’s going back to work! It’s funny where I find inspiration! LOL! I used “function” for work, and “quiet” for slow. Simile, Metaphor, and Personification … Read more A Meditation, #Tanka

Gardens In My Mind

This is my first effort at writing a Tanka poem.  Not my best, but learning is fun!   A Tanka poem is similar to a Haiku poem although it contains 5 lines with a syllable count for each line as such:  5/7/5/7/7 = 31 syllables.  Tanka poems use simile, metaphor and personification to enhance the words. … Read more Gardens In My Mind

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