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~Tanka~Source: 123rf.comthe snow spirit flewpoverty’s child lay awakethe moon lost its warmthseeking warmth from twinkling starswhile the rich kids played with flakes…! The Tanka poem is very similar to haiku but Tanka poems have more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor and personification. There are five lines in a Tanka poem. Tanks poems are written about nature, seasons, love, sadness and other strong emotions. This form of poetry dates back almost 1200 years ago.This was my first attempt at Tanka. Hope you enjoy this beautiful form of poetry!Share your thoughts in the comment box below! :)Also, read my first attempt at Haiku: After The Sunset!Do leave your thoughts in the comment box!Until next time,Be kind to one another!Bye Bye…

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He had a dream to flyTo soar far above in the skyTo shame the mighty mountainsFrom his huge achievementsBut he was yet to exploreThe world outside the local folkloreHe had a razor-sharp mindFar above the usual of his kind100 was his usual scoreThe prizes tempted him for moreHis future was certain to bloomBut one accolade turned it to doomHis smartphone was his new prizeHe’d never guess it was evil in disguiseSource: www.parentmap.comThe social network was a foreign realmIt soon became his reason to beamNo matter if it was Day or NightRemained on his Smartphone’s lightStuck in his room sprawled with litterHe had it all, Fb, WhatsApp, Insta or TwitterComments and Likes were all the matteredWith every like, the sharp mind shatteredGoing outdoors ignited no fireChatting on the phone was his only desireSoon he was called ‘The Social Media Guy’The fates pitied the dream, destined…

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