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Haiku/Tanka Challenge #1 Evanesce


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This week’s word is: Evanesce

Write a haiku or tanka featuring the above word (the word can be implied)


A haiku consists of 3 lines

The lines do not rhyme

Haiku traditionally consist of 17 syllables

The syllable pattern is 5-7-5



The lines do not rhyme

If you would like to use the above image in your post please remember to credit the artist

The challenge expires in 1 week

You may submit multiple poems

About mindlovemisery

Music: PJ Harvey, Radio Head, Fleetwood Mac, David Usher/Moist, Johnny Cash, Portishead, Damien Rice (basically I am a 90s kid I like alternative, grunge, Industrial and other types of metal, oldies, punk, rock etc.) Authors: Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin, Edmund White, Arthur Rimbaud, Jim Carrol, Jeff Noon, etc. Movies: A Clock Work Orange, Fight Club, House of Flying Daggers (I like a lot of cult movies, horror, comedy, drama, I don't like action and fantasy is terrifying lol) Philosophical Beliefs: Buddhism, Daoism, Shintoism (before it changed under Nationalism), The Transcendent Order Favorite Video Game: Planescape Torment What I do: read, write, yoga, pilates, weight-lift, walk, study philosophy and psychology, dance like a crazy person, paint, dream etc. Qualities: stubborn, sarcastic, teasing, playful, open, flirtatious, eccentric, passionate, forgetful, open-minded.

22 comments on “Haiku/Tanka Challenge #1 Evanesce

  1. mindlovemisery
    March 26, 2014

    I entered an older haiku but one that was recently rewritten

  2. Neeraj (nekneeraj)
    March 26, 2014

    I’m not into Haikus but lets see what I can come up with.

    • mindlovemisery
      March 26, 2014

      They’ve grown on me and I have learned a lot from practicing with them like how to trim excess and accentuate he essence

      • Neeraj (nekneeraj)
        March 26, 2014

        I have been reading other people’s haiku but could never understand properly. You explained them well and guess what mine is done. I’ll post in a minute. Let me know how is it. 🙂

      • mindlovemisery
        March 26, 2014

        I look forward to it =)

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  5. Bastet
    March 26, 2014

    Lovely prompt…

  6. Bastet
    March 26, 2014

    Reblogged this on Bastet and Sekhmet's Library and commented:

    Here we have a great new prompt blog…the Haiku/Tanka is hosted by Anmol who has come up with a marvelously suggestive prompt!

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  11. Oloriel
    March 27, 2014

    Tried Tanka for the first time! Now, only the Photo challenge left, before more prompts start appearing 😀

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  14. gimpet
    March 29, 2014

    I love this word, one of my favorite groups is Evanescence. Here is my entry! http://eclecticdirections.wordpress.com/2014/03/29/star-of-the-morning-haiku/

    • mindlovemisery
      March 29, 2014

      Fabulous entry and Evanescence is great the word and the group!

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