Think of tanka as two tercets with a shared line….

Elsewhere on our website, we discuss what tanka poems are, and even include a recipe for composing tanka. So few people know tanka poetry well, and we urge you to imagine a tanka poem as two tercets with a shared line. The experience tercet expresses an experience and...

Formatting for tanka submissions.

Formatting for submitting tanka to Tanka Journal:   For a single tanka (5 lines) enter the lines one below the next: Line One (part of the experience tercet) Line Two (part of the experience tercet) Line Three (pivot Рshared line between the experience tercet...