Heavy wind blew
trembling the soft dainty petals
while dancing to its tune
stood a cherry blossom
young and free
Tanka is a traditional Japanese poem which often convey deep feelings about nature. Modern Tanka poems in English does not follow the normal 5-7-5-7-7 rule and it can be of free verse but should be in 5 lines, giving out a complete meaning.
This was my entry for the writing contest conducted by Soni @Soni’s thoughts. If you wanna participate, hurry up since the last date of submission is 31st May.
I also want to mention how happy I was to get a 2nd prize in the photography competition conducted by Poorwa @Poorwa’s blog!!!
Did you like this poem? What is your most favorite flower blossoming tree? Tell me in the comments below.
Signing off for today ✨