autumn evening

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1541 – Evening (modern kigo)
Back to our Autumn month “the leaves are falling” … Today I have chosen two nice haiku by Jane Reichhold taken from her “A Dictionary of Haiku” section Autumn, subsection Celestial. The challenge today is to create a short renga with the given haiku, both themed “evening”, with a maximum of eight stanza and at least four stanza.

Here are the two haiku by Jane to work with:

evening comes
wrapped in sea fog
tied with webs                                              © Jane Reichhold

tall reeds lean, stems and feathers
against a moonlit red sky                          © Sara McNulty

 

evening sea fog
descending into sun-dried grass
sweaty lovers                                                © Jane Reichhold

cool off in rising fog
grass ghostly white with imprints            © Sara McNulty

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About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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