Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 12 – Summer & Beer

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 12 – Summer & Beer

Simple Guidelines.

Take the two words “summer & beer” 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 in the comments below.

My Tanka Poem – Summer & Beer

rainfall from heat storms

trees prosper by the moist ground

lush growth of pasture

haymaking it is summer

enjoy beer when work finished

Bloggers that entered week eleven “Weekly Tanka Challenge – Game Birds”. Thank you.

Jac Forsyth

S.Writings

Erhynireh

Somawrites

Helene Vaillant

Areadingwritr

Silverthreading

Carterford

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