Experimenting with Tanka.
Today I’m sharing my first Tanka wrote for Colleen Chesebro Weekly Poetry Challenge #20 (prompts were Angel and Devil). The following 5 lines were actually found in a torn piece of paper–kept as a bookmark in an old out-of-print Bengali book I own. The language–Bengali–was of s’thing that was spoken in late 18th Century. So, I…… Continue reading A Lost Poem on the Bookmark [Prose-Tanka] (Re-post)
west sun ray smudge on horizon bird flying to nest none is steady traffic busy cacophony high another day ending –x– Godhuli is the Bengali term for twilight ———————————————————– https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/none/
vanity power expansion war lost its self becoming a mean to shout for weak peace is reflection see and react –xx– [Don’t know whether something like Angsty Tanka exists. So, trying one. Let me know your thoughts.] peace was what I had when you were here beside me war is what I have empty pack of cigarettes…… Continue reading 2 (Tanka): Mean & Have
weather was summer noon not beautiful soul but her body I crave for desire got life drop of rain magic curse of distance lave –xx– #Lave is literary term for Wash RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge #145: Beautiful & Curse Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Challenge #30: Wish (Crave) & Magic Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge #41: Weather & Life Haiku Horizons #165: Drop