A tanka must be EXACTLY 5 lines.
The lines must follow the 5-7-5-7-7 format.
The 1st & 3rd lines contain 5 syllables.
All remaining lines contain 7 syllables.
A tanka usually expresses a mood, thought, or feeling.
A tanka does not have to rhyme.
It's getting colder
One blink and winter is here
But I feel so warm
Warmer then I've ever felt
I'm passionately in love
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