Kyoka (sample)

making dinner / for a date– / wondering / how it will / pan out

A kyoka is a funny tanka. Both are Japanese-inspired five line poem styles.

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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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2 Responses to Kyoka (sample)

  1. I hope it was hot, but not too spicy… 🙂
    No need to dish on the details!!

    Write (and date) on!
    Carolyn

    • LOL Listen to you!

      Alas, the kyoka was nearly all from my imagination.

      I started with the phrase “pan out” and I thought of a dinner date immediately.

      Not to date myself, but I am definitely open to the possibility of a dinner date!

      Press on with YOUR writing! Best wishes, Andy

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