Tanka poetry
Tanka poetry

We wrote traditional tanka poems with poet David Escobar-Martin last week.

 

Remember tanka poems are a different take on haiku poetry:

1st line: 5 syllables

2nd line: 7 syllables

3rd line: 5 syllables

 

4th line: 7 syllables

5th line: 7 syllables

 

The first stanza sets up a problem and the second stanza resolves.

 

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