Tag: Tanka

#Tanka: Morning Glory

morning glory! the well bucket-entangled, I ask for water © Chiyo-Ni raindrops on purple petalsglistening orbs reflect light ©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg Today, we have been given the challenge to transform a haiku by Chiyo-Ni into a tanka. Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1775 Morning…

#Tanka: Autumn Equinox

emerald leaves turnpainted in warm earthy huesautumn equinox coloring summer’s landscapeshades of pumpkin, yellow, brown Frank J. Tassone: Hakai Challenge #105 September Equinox

#Tanka: Autumn’s Song

amber rays of lightdance upon the forest floorwashed in siennacontemplating autumn’s songa chorus of dawn whispers Frank J. Tassone Weekly Haikai Challenge: 102 Autumn Contemplation

#Tanka: Searing Summer

Whispering shallowsentice me to shed my clothessearing summer heatslipping into cool watersbrush of your hand on my skin Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Tanka Splendor Summer Heat

#Tanka: Sweat

ceiling fan spinningtangled bodies, crisp white sheetsshine on pale blue moonI wipe cool sweat from your facerun wet fingers through your hair. Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Summer Love #1699 Sweating

#Tanka: Beach Love

gentle waves lappingtanned lovers on sandy shoreseeking each otherexploring hands, luscious lipsfalling into love’s abyss Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1696 Beach Love

#Tanka: Two Hearts Together

In the beginningno spark of recognitionwhat I remembera deep voice, a calm presencewarm eyes sparkling in sunlight brief conversationsdaily pleasantries exchangedeyes barely meetingas if once we truly lookedwe would never turn away Then came the momentwe could no longer resistundeniablyelectrifying touchesmy matte grey world…

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