Floating in the deep blue sky
Like fluffy cotton
Kans flowers swaying in breeze
Gives my heart pleasure for hours
"Verdant Poetry Contest"
Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7)
Kans grass is a perennial grass native to the Indian Subcontinent, in Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan, growing up to three meters in height, with spreading rhizomatous roots.