Tanka : xaeaxed?

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a study proved this
your friends have more friends than you
friendship paradox
predicts, slows epidemics
does not matter who? xaeaxed!

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Tanka: magic hope

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she reached for magic
as earthquakes pushed land upward,
pulling her home back
fool wizards warring above
she hoped to bring back balance

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Tanka Haibun : First Snow

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first snow icy cold
staying in, cuddling with books
playing indoor games
laughter fills up small spaces
shhhh, dad is hibernating

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Tanka: Fragments of a song

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a music snippet
shatters the fluttering dream
broken notes float by
fractured headless horse awaits
splintered flowers crack love’s hope

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Reference:

Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Challenge
Write a 5-line poem with 5 words from a list of “fragment”synonym
or write a 5-sentence story to a photo prompt

photograph in second life by M. Nakazato LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner