NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 7/30: Tanka Thursdays

2016 NaPoWriMo

From the Academy of American Poets:

“The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form ofwaka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form…”  Read more HERE.

on the road

traveling highway
snow remnants linger in spring
cloud wisps against sky
the color of cornflowers
tumbleweeds scatter on road

©Jone Rush MacCulloch

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