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Tanka Poetry Contest


Friday, July 21, 2017



Entry Fees

$9.95 to enter this and all contests at Over 50 every month!


$100 Cash Prize


A Tanka is a fun form of poetry to write. It has five lines and only 31 syllables. It is structured like this:

line 1 – 5 syllables
line 2 – 7 syllables
line 3 – 5 syllables
line 4 – 7 syllables
line 5 – 7 syllables

Write about anything and for this contest have as many stanzas as you would like – just follow the format above for every stanza.

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