Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 48 – Shelter & Contentment


Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 48 – Shelter & Contentment

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Simple Guidelines.

Using the words “shelter & contentment” and write a tanka poem.

English tanka poetry consists of five units, usually with the following pattern of    5-7-5-7-7 which is syllables.

You can use the picture above, your own or no picture at all.

Copy and paste the link of your finished tanka in the comments below. I will acknowledge them the following week, also share on social networks.

My tanka poem  – using the words “shelter & contentment ”.

the comforts of life
humans or pets require warmth
desire for food and shelter
simple life, contentment comes

Bloggers that entered “Weekly Tanka Challenge – Week 47 – “water & universe”. Thank you.

Kaz Is a grandmother raising her two grandchildren, interested in just about anything.

Mick E Talbot    He loves peace and writes interesting poetry.

The Bag Lady – A widow, handicapped, a constant writer on her blog, loves doing most things.

D Avery – Shiftnshake is the place to read more of her writing.

Reena Saxena Founder of ReInventions — Coach, Trainer, Writer and Personal Branding Consultant

Tucked into a Corner – Sarah is hooked on writing, now she cannot do without it.

Marie – She is a teacher at a local primary school where she is a governor.

StoryTeller Enjoys writing interesting short stories and poetry.

There is no deadline here, if you would like to write a Tanka Poem from past weeks please do, I will add them to the appropriate week so readers can read them.

Also, Tweet them on Twitter.

15 thoughts on “Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 48 – Shelter & Contentment

    • What part of the world do you live in.
      Here in NZ, it is winter, the last ten days has certainly let us know that winter is here. Winter is one season I could do without, my poor bones are certainly letting me know.
      Thanks for the kind comment, so pleased you are enjoying them.


    • Thanks, enjoyed your tanka poetry very much.
      You are never late, I except tanka poems from any of the 48 posts, I have made, I will add the poem to the right week and link also tweets them, so you will never be late.
      Happy days writing.


  1. Love this! Thank you 🙂
    I just added you to “Forgiving Forum”, which is my Facebook group on forgiveness. So glad that you requested to join, Elsie. It’s a safe space for people to share their wins, challenges, etc, on forgiveness. Please feel free to share & also you can email me if you have questions or want to connect (weloveyou@forgivingconnects.com)
    Sending you blessings for a happy Sunday!


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