Category Archives: Tanka

New Beginnings

Here’s a Japanese poem to herald the beginning of 2015. May the year bring happiness and peace, not tears and suffering. May the spirit of humanity successfully rise above the afflictions of disasters, disease and war.   New Beginnings Whispers in … Continue reading

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Perseverance

Here is a 5-line tanka for your reading pleasure. 🙂 Perseverance Focus attention On attainment of success Determination The goal is within your reach Believe that you can achieve   An original tanka by Khor Hui Min 31 July 2014 … Continue reading

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Sunlight

The giver of life Provider, nourishing plants Lighting up the world Always present, everywhere Adore your warm golden glow   An original tanka by Khor Hui Min 20 July 2014   Poetic style This poem was written in the style … Continue reading

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