Kyoka (samples ~ funny tanka)


after hunting / chanterelles / we put on / Motown / for the drive home


resisting / hibernation– / a woolly bear / prepares for / transformation

A tanka is a Japanese-style five line poem of 31 or less syllables or sounds. A kyoka is a “funny” tanka.

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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1 Response to Kyoka (samples ~ funny tanka)

  1. Cute… very cute.
    Write on!

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