Nature’s plea #Tanka

#photoprompt colleen’s challenge

keeper of forests

piping sad songs of nature

soothing and calming

as the light glows green with envy

from man’s bitter disregard

This is my first tanka poem, grateful for feedback

Image from pixabay by Michael Seibt

16 Comments Add yours

  1. I think this is great, Jude. The ending is masterful. I shared to our poetry group on FB.

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you so much for Sharing Robbie, im humbled.

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    2. judeitakali says:

      Hey please help post this link on colleen’s post. I think my comments are appearing as spam and I’ve been trying all day

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      1. Sorry Jude, I only saw this comment now. I’ll copy and paste to her post now.

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      2. judeitakali says:

        No, it’s ok she got it

        Like

  2. Welcome! This is a fabulous Tanka poem. I have to approve all the comments, Jude. Since this is the first time you participated, WP filtered your comments. I got you, though. No worries. ❤

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  3. PoojaG says:

    I really liked your response to the prompt!

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you pooja, this means a lot, xox

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      1. PoojaG says:

        You’re welcome!

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  4. AmyRose🌹 says:

    Intriguing, bewitching, extremely unique. I think your first attempt at Haiku is an A+, Jude! I really enjoyed this!

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thank you Amy, im really glad you liked it, I’ve written a few other haiku, but this was my first tanka poem. Im really glad you came and had a read, thank you

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      1. AmyRose🌹 says:

        You are so welcome!!

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  5. Amazing Tanka, Jude! Hard to believe it was your first. Excellent!

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    1. judeitakali says:

      Thanks so much for the wonderful compliment. Yeah it was, id got the haiku bit down so focused on the transitions, so glad you appreciate it

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      1. I did. I’m looking forward to seeing what you tackle next. 😊

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      2. judeitakali says:

        Thank you, I think I’ll try out this week’s colleen prompt. Can’t wait to see yours as well

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