Tanka (短歌, "short poem"?) is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature. [1
noun, plural tankas, tanka. Prosody. 1. a Japanese poem consisting of 31 syllables in 5 lines, with 5 syllables in the first and third lines and 7 in the others.
The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as "short ...
Tanka. Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
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Learn to write the lyric poem of Japan known as tanka, now one of the most popular and versatile short forms of poetry in English. Webmaster, Jeanne Emrich.
Waka (和歌?, literally, "Japanese poem") is a type of poetry in classical Japanese literature. Waka are composed in Japanese, and are contrasted with poetry ...
Tanka for the Memory. Jane Reichhold. From tanka's long history - over 1300 years recorded in Japan- the most famous use of the poetry form of tanka was as secret ...
Tanka Poems. Examples of tanka poetry. Read tanka poems. View a list of poems in the Tanka form and see a definition.