Tanka Poetry – Easter & Temptations

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Tanka Poetry  – Easter & Temptations 

luscious temptations

holidays, diet relapse

stomach takes over

easter comes but once a year

leave room for a hot cross bun

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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