Using the words “surrounded & history” and write a tanka poem.
Tanka poetry consists of five units, usually with the following pattern of – 5-7-5-7-7 which is syllables.
The first three lines (5/7/5) are the upper phase. This upper stage is where you create an image in your reader’s mind.
The last two lines (7/7) of a Tanka poem are called the lower phase. The final two lines should express the poet’s ideas about the image that was created in the three lines above.
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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 “surrounded & history”.
holy ancient church
foundation history was built
christians would worship
surrounded by growing bush
years of worshiping within
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.
Bloggers that entered “Weekly Tanka Challenge” Week 63 – Playful & Cold – 20 September 2017.
Joelle LeGendre – Two on a Rant, only on her own at the moment.
Frank J Tassone – Writer, Teacher, Husband and father, he has a Haijin in Action blog
Reena Saxena – Founder of ReInventions — Coach, Trainer, Writer and Personal Branding Consultant
The Bag Lady – Cheryl is a widow, handicapped, a constant writer on her blog, loves doing most things.
Sarah Whiley – She writes short stories, poems, weekly challenge for writers, interesting website
Tucked into a Corner – Sarah is hooked on writing, now she cannot do without it.
Miriam Hurdle – Shower of Blessings lady a very active writer on WordPress, writes about many subjects.
In Emma’s World – a twenty-something graduate of almost four years, now in the working world.