This is another cheat. A reprint from a post I did for last year's A to Z:
Before we begin, I feel like I have to explain what a tanka is. Long story short it's like the better known haiku, except instead of a 5-7-5 count the tanka uses a 5-7-7-5-5 syllable count. Enjoy.
Thunder rumbles and
rolls through the hills as rain pounds
on the roof, gurgling in
the gutters and splashing
on worn stone walkways