Annie On Writing

March 27, 2012

FCG #7 Tanka “Mortem Viits”

Filed under: Form & Genre Challenge — Annie Evett @ 10:23 pm

Voting is open for the seventh challenge  over at Write Anything’s Form and Genre Challenge .  Plesae check them out –   mine can be found here 

A cousin of haiku, Tanka  poems are frequently about love, seasons, sadness, with strong images and poetic devices haiku avoids. 5 lines, with lines 1 and 3 being shorter.   Syllables per line are 5-7-5-7-7 respectively.

(definition from “Poet’s Market, 1998”  )


Voting is on the Write Anything Site.. polls close soon..

Challenge: Tanka

Word Count: open – as long as structure of Tanka upheld

 Judges:  Jodi Cleghorn &


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