Tanka poems consist of 5 lines.
It is a lyrical poetry of 31 syllables arranged in groups of 5,7,5,7,7.
In a two-part form with the first part in 5, 7, 5, and the second part in 7 and 7.
An ode to Coffee!
♥Cuppa of delight
♥Oh the desire it sparks
♥with a choco tinge
♥full of frothy fantasy
♥heavenly coffee it is!
(I must say, the first time i read such poems i found them so boring… but it is FUN and challenging to write one on your own!)
It is a type of poetry. Latin expression that means ‘seize the day.’ Carpe diem poems have a theme of living for today.
~In pain we lie~
~our lives entwined~
~we know not the nature~
~of our troubled mind~
~gather the rose bud while you can~
~in time the light,the sun will be gone~
~the same flower that smiles now~
~will tomorrow be forlorn~