Tan Renga with Basho

Written for: Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday (7) Old Pond

“For this week’s Tan Renga Wednesday I have chosen that world famous haiku by Basho:


old pond
a frog jumps in
sound of water                                  © Basho (Tr. Chèvrefeuille)

splash ripples water in pond       
spreads circles ’round lily pads      © Sara McNulty 


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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