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Tanka Poetry Contest


Saturday, April 30, 2022



Entry Fees

$9.95 to enter this and all writing contests at


$100 Cash Prize


Share a Tanka! That’s a poem that has five lines. Each line has a specific syllable count. That count is 5-7-5-7-7. So your poems first line will have exactly five syllables. The second line will have seven. The third line will have five. And the final two lines will each have seven syllables. Write about anything! Cash prize!

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