A Drinking Tanka

In this piece of poetry, “A Drinking Tanka.”

Summer a goddess, of love, brilliance screams in petals. Silhouettes stroll along the sand, blue tickles twinkling toes, shimmering on white teeth under midnight kisses. A tantalizing tanka and digital art piece too.

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A Drinking Tanka

Summer’s dress, warm lace,
and sapphire skin. Blessed flora.
Drifting Innocence.
Fluttering, hovering red.
And drinking inspiration.

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
|A Drinking Tanka|
A Tanka Poetry.

What is a Tanka?

A 5,7,5,7,7 syllable count in 5 lines of Japanese poetry, usually written about nature, seasons, love, sadness or high emotions.


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A poetic wordsmith by the mind and a passionate blogger by heart. Reservoir for Wolff Poetry & Urban Poetry 2017, mentor for youth writing groups. Life motto: Everything you seek is in the stillness of one's mind. The place between seconds, whispering of a song between sound.

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