Trying Me Some Tanka

Thanks to Jem Croucher’s reply to Charles Robert Lindholm’s poetic plea for help with his haiku addiction, I have a new wordy thing to play with…the Tanka. More syllables to fill but still a challenge. See what you think (yes, I did use pencil and paper to compose them).

I THINK ON PAPER

I think on paper,

with pencil and eraser,

better than I do

on a digital device —

until eraser wears down.

OH PENCIL!

Oh pencil! You are

Versatility itself

Enabling me to

Re-phrase without marking through

‘Long as your eraser lasts!

About RobbieAnnLewis

To me, words are like garden plants -- if planted in the right places, well-weeded, lovingly coaxed and given light, they will feed mind and spirit. I live with my boyfriend -- a man who has his own way with words -- by a bay on the Texas Gulf Coast.
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1 Response to Trying Me Some Tanka

  1. Surprisingly, I seem to write best on computer!
    Thanks for following my blog!

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