Examples of Tanka Poetry
The students in Mrs. Hennessey's class used a photograph to inspire them to
write Tanka poetry. We typed the poems using AppleWorks and we scanned the
We hope you enjoy reading the poems. We would like you to e-mail us your Tanka poems that correspond with the pictures below.
Rivers with cold, cold water.
White cold snow on rocks
Trees over the place with frost
White sparkly snow everywhere.
|Pretty colored trees
That are orange, red and yellow
In the Autumn air
An old barn by the water
With a white fence around it.
|The leaves change colour
When the fall winds start to blow,
Yellow, orange and brown
Are the colours of fall leaves,
Slowly falling from the trees.
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