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Perfect Panacea (Tanka Tuesday #264)

A great many people,

Dwell on little,

Yet enjoy fruitful lives.

Money is no perfect panacea

To life’s problems.

Happiness can’t be bought –

It’s not for sale.

(twisted abhang)

This syllabic form is a simple non rhyming: 6, 4, 6, 10, 4, 6, 4

Photo by Nacho Juárez from Pexels

Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #264. This week, the challenge is to Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form. If you, too, would like to join in, please follow the link for the rules.


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