Ocean Sunsets [Tanka]

by Jessica   Sep 19, 2006


Burgundies glitter
Yellows outline cloudy swirls
Reflecting rainbows
Floating atop gentle waves
Colors sinking through the sea

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Tanka is a Japanese style. Tanka consists of five lines. Tanka has a strict syllable count of 5, 7, 5, 7, 7.
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  • 11 years ago

    by Somber Esprit

    Breath taking! really well written. i love descriptive words you used! that ones goin in my favorites!

  • 12 years ago

    by N J Thornton

    Ahh that was very nice. I especially liked the descriptions; quite original. "Burgundies glitter" was a strong image.
    Again, well done on the form, you used it well. It's all praise for this one!!

  • 12 years ago

    by Robert Spence

    I loved this poem. Most of all the imagery and word choice.

  • 12 years ago

    by AshLetitia

    You are talented, great poem!

  • 12 years ago

    by Esther

    How creative! I really liked this, it is amazing how you can write such beautiful poems!