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"American Tanka: Poetry in the Moment"...

by tonyglim on February 21, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

AMERICAN TANKA: "Poetry in the Moment" is one of my favorite online magazines. Each tanka, one per page, is a poem of five lines. If you would like to read the current issue of the magazine, visit www.americantanka.com. Enjoy!


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