If you’re down and blue
I will write a song for you
For your ears alone
This small gift I’ll give to you
To repay the seeds you’ve sown
I don’t know if this is technically a Tanka. It has the 5-7-5-7-7 scheme and the last two lines are stand alone (maybe), but it is a bit different….
Anyway, this was written for Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge. The key words for the week were “Gift” and “Song”.