Tanka vs Haiku

Source: Jane Reichhold at Aha Poetry has a lot of food for thought at the comparison. Some seem to write tanka if they overflow on syllable count for haiku but they are different beasts. TANKA————————–HAIKU History 13 centuries———————–3 centuries Aim beauty—————————–is-ness lyrical——————————-fragmented Social Background courtly —————————-merchants and lower class literary—————————–part of a game Techniques to […]