WRITING TANKA—Preparing to Write

PREPARING TO WRITE
a tanka on writing

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Railroad Crossings Are

Places To Become Aware—

STOP! LOOK! And LISTEN!

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If you hear a train of thought

You’ll know you’re on the write track!

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© Ken Chawkin

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Also see Haiku On The Nature of Haiku.

a writing tanka on writing tanka by ken chawkin

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4 Responses to “WRITING TANKA—Preparing to Write”

  1. Jochen F. Uebel Says:

    RSS? Twitter?
    Thx a lot anyway for your ongoing informations! Very helpful.

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  2. withheldindarkness Says:

    Well written to include the train reference. Cleverly written. Thanks for sharing.

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    • Ken Chawkin Says:

      Thanks for the comment. I originally wrote it as a haiku. Only much later did I turn it into a tanka. The train reference, and old expression and pun popped into my head and surprised me too. Glad you liked it.

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