Spring peers around the corner
unsure -as a foreigner
Winter’s show’s gone-a horror!
The sun beams-a restorer

©Vivian Zems

Real Toads : Fussy Little Forms~Tanaga

The tanaga is similar to haiku and tanka, being a compact quatrain with four seven-syllable lines. The tanaga can be written in various rhyme schemes, but traditionally all four lines rhyme, like aaaa bbbb cccc.

Also posted to Poetry Pantry #394