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!’
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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