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Tanka: Left Alone

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A death bed where coughs

echo back from stones and bricks

is the fatal twist

to a life spent among loved

ones, now bereft of closure

A tanka is a form of Japanese poetry that consists of 5 lines with syllables that follow the following order: 5–7–5–7–7


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Haiku: Inner Solace

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Tuned out for so long,

the Soul’s inner whispers have

become our solace


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Haiii — koo (Bless you!)

Short, silly, to the point, served with a dash of hope… not necessarily “traditional”!

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