lamp light secret porch
cedar sweet scent dark image
moth hovers silence
the taste of your mouth lingers
sun dew kindles memory
19 April, 2018
Tanka Poetic Form
- 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.
National Poetry Writing Month 2018