Tag Archives: tanka

Vaccines work

Just when things look up
there’s a virus variant,
but hope’s downward turn
reverses when the boffins
say the vaccines still work fine.

This coronaverse tanka is brought to you by the letter V.


Tanka spillage

Bosherston lily ponds, Pembrokeshire

Hello, I log on
to your blog regularly.
Your humoristic
style is awesome, keep up the
good work!

A truncated tanka from the spam poetry archives. Tanka lines traditionally have this pattern of syllables, 5-7-5-7-7, but our poet ran out of inspiration, metaphorically clogging blue sky views