#poetry #tanka

Paragon of love

Spreading wings of altruism

Bulwark parasol

Against all impediments

She withers to let you bloom

P.S. A tanka is an unrhymed Japanese poetry style of writing having a total of 31 syllables (5 lines each having 5-7-5-7-7 syllables)

© Samreen Asad 2021

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102 replies on “Mother”

Of Love A Mother’s
Touch Unique Flowers

Of Soul Rose
May Wilt

Of Challenge
Yet Beauty Within
THE Ever Young GroWinG
A Great Grandmother May




Rose RiSinG
Within Still GRoWinG
Beautiful Tanka Samreen💫😊

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Wow some beautiful lines Fred😊 Of course, she ages, wilts through challenges but glow with love always, because she always has to offer that to her children. Thank you soo much Fred, Happy you liked it🙂 Hope you and your family are doing great, stay safe and happy😊
Have a wonderful day🌺✨

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Thanks Dear Samreen
Always Inspired By the
Art You Bring to Words

HAha Drives Me Nuts

to Preplan Poetry

In Any Way

At All
Yet Some Forms
Are Surely Short in Purpose And
Full Of Meaning Like Tanka Indeed

Beautiful Week to You And All You
Love As Well my FRiEnD Stay Blessed..:)

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Indeed, mother shows us the way through her love, experiences and understanding. She gives us life lessons no one else could state better. 😊
Thank you so much for your visit and kind words. Have a great day 🌺✨🌻

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Oh i so wish too, she takes and bears all the pain and shields it from her family especially children and in the process she withers slowly but her heart glows❤️ This is her beauty and every mother does that 😊 Thank you again She’ll so so much for reading my poems and for your wonderful appreciation.
Have a lovely week ❤️🙂🌺

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Thank you so much Padmini for liking it🥰 This is the second tanka I wrote, previously have posted once😊 Oh yes, dear i have written Senryu, quite many of them but have posted I guess 3 or 4 here 🙂
Thank you again so much dear for always showering your support and love🤗 Have a lovely week ❤️🙂🌺

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Always my pleasure dear, when someone finds time to read and comment, it really makes me feel happy so it’s my utmost pleasure to respond and communicate with all of you wonderful souls 😊🤗 Thank you so much dear❤️


Oh Thank you sooo much Cindy for your love always, so happy you find it worthwhile. ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Aww, that’s really very very kind of you to say that 🥰😘😘🤗🤗🤗🤗❤️❤️
Hope you had a great weekend with your family, have a lovely week 💝💝💝❤️❤️❤️🤗🤗🤗

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You are so welcome! It was truly wonderful and heartfelt. I know you are an awesome mom.
Really great weekend, thanks and hope you have as well!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️🤗🤗🤗🙏

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I am so very happy you liked it Jeff🙂 oh I too miss that embrace, just always thinking to fly and be with her🙂❤️ Thank you so so much dear friend for always visiting and appreciating 😊 Means so much, have a lovely week ahead 🌺💕✨🌻


Beautifully expressed the unconditional love of a mother who goes any length for the betterment of her children but never ever complain and desire anything in return.


Habeebity, as always thank you so so much for being so kind 🥰❤️ I feel so happy everytime you give in your time and read. Love and hugs🥰❤️🤗🤗🤗❤️❤️❤️🥰💝

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