Tanka Tuesday: Fly like a butterfly

This week’s #TankaTuesday prompt from Wordcraft poetry is to write an ekphrastic poem based on the below image provided by Reena.

Here’s my tanka, which is a Japanese form of poetry with a syllable count of 5/7/5/7/7.

My wings opened wide
Over the divided earth,
the fish in the sea,
the flowers and the green leaves
I fly in faith, without fear.

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8 responses to “Tanka Tuesday: Fly like a butterfly”

  1. dgkaye Avatar

    Beautiful tanka Smitha ❤

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  2. robbiesinspiration Avatar

    This is a lovely poem, Smitha.

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  3. Baydreamer - Lauren Scott Avatar

    Lovely words and response to the image, Smitha.❤️

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you so much,Lauren for taking your time to read🙂❤️

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  4. willowdot21 Avatar

    This truly a lovely Tanka the last line brings it together perfectly ❤️

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you, Willow. I’m so glad you liked the Tanka❤️🙂

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  5. harmonykentonline Avatar

    Beautiful, Smitha 💕🙂

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you, Harmony❤️🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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