First 50 Comments Gets A Tanka Poem!I'm offering 50 free tanka poems for the first 50 people that comments on this journal entry!First 50 Comments Gets A Tanka Poem! by British-Prophetess
I want to try and improve upon writing tanka poems and this is the best way in my opinion. If you want your tanka to be based on a word prompt, then please do let me know in the comments and I'll see what I can do for you If you don' t know what a tanka is, then here is the definition:
" The typical lyric poem of Japanese literature, composed of five unrhymed metrical units of 5,7,5,7,7 'sound symbols'; tanka in English have generally been in five lines with a total of thirty-one or fewer syllables, often observing a short, long, short, long, long pattern. Tanka usually need no titles, though in Japanese a 'topic' (dai) is often indicated where a title would normally stand in Western poetry. In Japan, the tanka is well over twelve hundred years old (haiku is about three hundred years old), and has gone through many periods of change in style and content. B
Rewards for catching the 101,000 pageview kiriban!Right now I've got 100,985 pageviews. That means I'm not that far off reaching the 101,000 mark.Rewards for catching the 101,000 pageview kiriban! by British-Prophetess
I am going to write a literature piece for free to the first person who posts a screen shot/capture of the 101,000 pageview.
The rules are quite simple. Below are the requirements you must follow:
1. Take a screen shot of the 101,000th pageview. (101,000 AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE!)
2. Post it on your profile page as a deviation.
3. Link that deviation to a comment to this journal. It has to a comment to this particular journal otherwise I might miss it, meaning you won't get your reward.
Ist person who does this gets a drabble of their choice lasting 600 words. Note: If you request a fan-fiction please make sure you choose a fandom I am familiar with!
2nd person who does this gets a drabble of their choice lasting 400 words. Note: If you request a fan-fiction please make sure you choose a fandom I am familiar with!
poem for borderlinesif i could concentrate overpoem for borderlines by tubefed
seven hundred thousand eyes
at the roof to the numbers stepping
from the nicities & rows
to go back
to the shattered surface
& the ripples beating over the hang
halfway between shallow
biting lips. maybe--
she couldn't have known
that it takes a whole three minutes
for the lungs to
well, maybe she
who, oh well
the white; the haze--
the booming over
the spume and spray
me get out of my head
just pull up the shutters
my tongue the weight to talk
but that's all we'll ever be:
a match burning itself out for
under the backspray of someone else's wheels
THE PLAGUEAfter a quake appeared some crystal eggsTHE PLAGUE by senador
inside a church located in the downtown:
a holy miracle was announced soon,
but population was on its last legs
In a short time the streams became dark-brown
and a terrific serpent swallowed the moon:
-a plenty of corpses lay now on their cold flags.
THE QUEEN OF VICEThree stepmothers fought to become queens:THE QUEEN OF VICE by senador
the first one broke a Turkish quartz
so her reason went lost; the second one
was defeated in a tournament of cards
The third one was crowned queen of vice
owing to the power of her putrid farts,
and her garments, inhabited by lice
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