Weekly Writing Challenge: Full Tanka


My mind’s a puddle

All I can see are doubles

My heart is a mess

My breath is gone and wasted

Screaming… ‘Someone please save me!’


Quick Note:

A Tanka is a short poem. It consist of five units usually following the pattern of 5-7-5-7-7. The 5-7-5 is called the kami-no-ku (upper phrase), and the 7-7 is called the shimo-no-ku (lower phrase).


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