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Tanka Poetry Contest

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Deadline

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Categories

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Entry Fees

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

Prizes

$100 Cash Prize

Description

For this contest you are challenged to write a Tanka poem. Tanka is a form of poetry that often follows a specific syllable count.

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

So it contains five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7).

Contact Information

FanStory

Website

http://www.fanstory.com/contestdetails.jsp?id=104172

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