If you love Nature, the changing Seasons, and life, you will love the tanka form of poetry. Today, in Part 3 of Pennsylvania author and artist, Lynda McKinney Lambert’s blog you can read more Japanese and American tanka. Lynda presents this beautiful form of writing and gives instructions to help you write your own tanka.
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.
In this poem, “Muddy Hands,” Pennsylvania author and artist, Lynda McKinney Lambert, speaks about how she began to recover from sudden sight loss in 2007. Lambert left her teaching position at Geneva College after her sight loss and works full time in her studio in The Village of Wurtemburg, in rural western PA. Lambert has 2 published books.