In order to prepare for Denise Newman’s visit, read the following links which contain several tanka by Harryette Mullen (who wrote the poem “European Folk Tale Variant” that we read in class today.
Come to class on Thursday ready to write (you may want an old-fashioned pen/paper!)
When you have finished three different TANKA of your very own, upload them here before next Tuesday’s class. Enjoy!
ALSO, before next Tuesday’s class, please read through the poems in “Cycle Seven” of the anthology, Talk of the Animals. It begins on p. 215. Choose a favorite poem and come prepared to tell the class exactly WHY you chose this poem.
Here is the link of three Tanka