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Tanka prompt: dealing with the vicissitudes, the problems of life ... how old would you feel if you didn't know how old your are ?

Kathabela Wilson wrote for the prompt:

We all know that life is challenging, changeable full of the unexpected and difficult. 

How do we deal with this?  192 more words




helping a butterfly
become a poem
small comfort
my mother’s long journey
to the other side


Tanka Poets on Site – small comfort

Wabi Sabi Poems And Images

Seize the Poem: Prompt: 'Tropical Garden' / part of me / vivid colours


tropical delights
Poinciana ~ Hibiscus trees
riot of color
landscaping the yard
eye-catching beauty


When I lived in Puerto Rico
it was amazing to be able to walk… 14 more words


TPOS tanka prompt: when we can't talk

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Aug 13 when we can’t talk

your bully move
no back bone for me
I know now
my voice silenced by fear… 60 more words


Dawson Trail Tanka (2)

As I mentioned in part 1, Dawson Trail, in Dawson Creek, B.C. is lined with granite boulders that have tanka engraved on them. These poems celebrate the seasons, flowers, birds, and critters of the area. 162 more words


TPOS tanka prompt: (moonglow) elegant dress

free use photo

TPOS prompt:

elegant dress (moonglow)

elegance and grace
moonlight glow

becomes you


Post 1400...Tanka Poets on Site prompt: #2 butterfly/moths/: Red Admiral Butterfly

photo:  Red Admiral butterfly;
Charlotte Rhodes Butterfly Park photo

Southwest Harbor, Maine, USA

prompt: butterfly
Monarchs on roses
flying flower to flower
joined by painted ladies… 34 more words