T.A.P. Tag Round Two!

This time, things will be different.
This time, I will engage you all in some serious anime inspired tankas.

That said, you can find my first T.A.P. post here.

I was tagged by Lynn Sheridan back in December for a second round of poetry, and it just so happens that I was going to write some poetry for the Konobi Collab anyways.
So I figure, why not both?
This seems to have worked out perfectly, thanks Lynn!

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The rules:

  1. Headline your post with “The T.A.P. Tag!” and put “tanka” as one of your tags.
  2. Make sure to link back to the original post that started the tag (this post!).
  3. Make sure to mention the person who forced introduced the tag to you!
  4. Pick 1-3 of your favourite anime.
  5. Write your tanka about the anime you’ve chosen. It’s fine if you decide to do only one or two if the schedule is tight.
  6. Tag at least 3 or more bloggers you know, and get their creative muscles flowing.

For this post, I’m going to write 4 tankas. 3 tankas will be from anime that I watched during my Anime A to Z run (as this was suggested by Lynn when I was tagged), and 1 tanka will be from Konobi episode 7 (as this was the theme challenge for the week and I forgot to write one in my episode 7 post).

The format for these is 5 7 5 7 7 syllables per line.

I understand if you want to keep some tissues nearby or have to emotionally prepare yourselves. Those who read my original tankas should understand what I mean…

Here we go.
Some serious poetry attempts this time.

Kujibiki Unbalance

Chosen at random,

one unbalanced team of four,

conquer early doubts.

The real success they found,

was the bonds that formed throughout.


Plastic Neesan

Violence galore,

the plastic model club girls

joke, laugh, argue, fight.

Plastic Neesan confirms that

one episode is enough.

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Sweet, sweet, ignorance.

There is more than meets the eye,

to that small village.

Better to not ask questions,

else face Oyashiro’s wrath.


Konobi Ep. 7

In a quaint dark room,

a single light shone upon

the finely dressed girl.

With faint smile and cheerful eyes,

she was sure to win the prize.

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So those are my entries for the 2nd round of the T.A.P. tag.
I think they turned out well enough!
I even unintentionally rhymed “quaint” with “faint” in the last one, although they are several lines apart so I don’t know if that’s a good or bad thing in the poetry world.

I’m going to nominate:

Whether you are up to the poetry or not is up to you!
No pressure whatsoever as I know it’s not for everyone – I’m no poet myself.

Until next time!
Thanks for reading.

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