Middle-age, Tanka

amazing out-come,

how did we get to this place?

thirty years of life?

seven children, six home moves

now we are so free again.

c. Lemuel

14 June 2018

Notes Tanka

  • 5 lines
  • Syllable pattern is 5-7-5-7-7
  • Metaphor and personification are okay
  • Can be a 5-line poem with L2, L4, L5 are short and L1 and L3 are shorter still. It’s a flexibility I think.

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