A tanka (short song) is a 31-syllable Japanese “poem” that follows a 5-7-5-7-7-syllable scheme.

Chicken – A Tipsy Tanka (November 18, 2021)

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash
Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

They went to a pub
and got drunk, except for the
AI who only
drank a protein shake with
the finger of a chicken

Fountains – A Jet Tanka (April 16, 2021)

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The fountain of youth
drowned when the fire hydrant burst.
The fountain of love
dried when the heart was not right.
All fountains have melted down.

Yann Tiersen – Porz Goret