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Rated: 18+ · Poetry · Nature · #2185869
Poetry Form: Tanka

Butterfly

Born a small beauty
Feeding delicate body
A chrysalis breaks
Rainbow flutter through the breeze
Departs in grace for freedom






Tanka (短歌 tan-kah) poems are short poems that originated in Japan in the 13th century. They are five lines long and often convey deep feelings about nature, love, or desire. Five lines with syllable count 5-7-5-7-7.
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