Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 9 – Droplets & Water
Take the two words “droplets & water” and write a Tanka Poem.
Tanka consists of five units, usually with the following pattern of – 5-7-5-7-7 which is syllables.
This is for the readers that haven’t tried writing a Tanka and don’t understand how to write one.
Line 1 – 5 syllables, Line 2 – 7 syllables, Line 3 – 5 syllables, Line 4 – 7 syllables, Line 5 – 7 syllables.
What is a syllable?
- a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; for example, there are two syllables in water and three in inferno.
- You can use the picture above.
Copy and paste the link of your finished tanka to the comments below, I will reblog it and share on Twitter.
My Tanka – Droplets & Water
trees show many signs
true lovers of the moist earth
happy with earths hold
droplets of water drips down
moisturing the roots below
Below are the Bloggers that entered last week. Thank you.