Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 6 – Water & Stream


Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 6 –  Water & Stream

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Simple Guidelines.

Take the two words “Water & Stream” and write a Tanka Poetry.

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 , which will give you a vision using the words

Copy and paste your link of your finished Tanka poetry into the comments below, so we can all go and visit your site to see what you have written.

My Tanka Poetry, I used the picture above you may use it also.

Water & Stream

WATER tumbles down

STREAM rises as the rain falls

Pounding rocks tumbling

New path is formed across fields

Mother nature changed the scene.



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