WakaA Lesson by Dinesh Sairam
Rounding it up!
"Waka" in the general sense, means "Poetry from Japan." It's the big head under which numerous poetry formats were segregated. But ever since Haiku and Senyru became so famous, they have been removed from the list and now exist on their own world. And to be more realistic, no other form of Waka has been so frequent as these two.
The only other known form is, perhaps, the Tanka. There are still more underdogs in this category as seen below:
on the mantel
looks like that
Added on September 16, 2012
Last Updated on March 6, 2013
Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India
AboutFollow @DineshThePoet An aspiring poet from the shady regions of Southern India. Inspired by the capital-G Great poets like William Shakespeare, Matuso Basho, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Willia..