Betrothed – Tanka #4

This is part of a series of tanka on the theme ‘Betrothed’. The previous poems in this series are given below.

Betrothed – Tanka #1

Betrothed – Tanka #2

Betrothed – Tanka #3

A tanka is a Japanese form of poetry containing thirty one syllables, in five lines of five, seven, five, seven and seven respectively.

Thank you for reading this poem.

33 thoughts on “Betrothed – Tanka #4

  1. One has to take a deep breath
    To understand or get a feeling in order to link the first two lines and the decide which feeling to run with as one walks through the lines that followed.

    A brilliant Tanka

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