kindles memory, a tanka poem

lamp light secret porch

cedar sweet scent dark image

moth hovers silence

the taste of your mouth lingers

sun dew kindles memory

(c) Lemuel

19 April, 2018

Tanka Poetic Form

Notes

  • Tanka poems have 31-syllables. In tradition all written in a single line.
  • Usually written in five lines L1,5-syllables,

L2, 7-syllables, L3, 5-syllables, L4 and L5, 7-syllables each.

  • No much rhyme.

NaPoWriMo 2018

#NaPoWriMo2018

National Poetry Writing Month 2018

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