Today, Pennsylvania author and artist, Lynda McKinney Lambert, intraduces the TANKA poem. This is a Japanese style of poem that is so beautiful.
If you love nature, the seasons, and human emotions – this poem for is for YOU!
This is PART ONE of her 2 blog posts on How to Write a Tanka Poem. Today’s introduction is to the traditional Japanese form. Tomorrow, she will give you Part 2 – which is the American Tanka Form. It is fun.