Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 10 – Autumn & Leaves

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 10 – Autumn & Leaves

Photo Credit – Jean-Pol GRANDMONT

Simple Guidelines.

Take the two words “Autumn & Leaves” 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?

  1. 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.
  2. You can use the picture above.

Copy and paste the link of your finished tanka to the comments below.

My Tanka Poem – Autumn & Leaves

autumn comes yearly

leaves fall from twisted branches

picture of beauty

its a season to enjoy

while nature prepares for snow

Bloggers that entered week nine “Weekly Tanka Challenge – Droplets & Water”. Thank you.

Erhynireh

Somawrites

Jac Forsyth

S.Writings

Helene Vaillant

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