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lost

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (11) the dim glow of a campfire – (Quote from a Japanese novelist) […] “He felt so lost, he said later, that the familiar studio felt like a haunted … Continue reading

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“grasses wilt”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (7) grasses wilt Here is the haiku to work with: grasses wilt: the braking locomotive grinds to a halt.                      … Continue reading

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apple

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (6) an apple, alone One apple, alone in the abandoned orchard reddens for winter Ⓒ Patrick Blanche (Tr. Michael R. Burch) http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/  

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“temple bell”

Written for:   Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (5) “temple bell stops” So today our TRC episode has a twist. What kind of twist? Well … I will give you the 2nd (two-lined) stanza of approximately … Continue reading

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“wolf’s eyes”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (4) in the wolf’s eyes “Here is the haiku to work with to create a Tan Renga:” Midwinternight A dark sky’s lights dance In the wolf’s eyes © Hamish … Continue reading

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“a soothing breeze”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (3) a soothing breeze a soothing breeze cicadas sing their song sound of water                                … Continue reading

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“winds howl in rage”

Written for:  Carpe Diem – Tan Renga Challenge, September 2018 Chained Together III (2) winds howl in rage Today’s episode is a haiku by Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), your task is to complete the Tan Renga by adding your two-lined stanza (approximately … Continue reading

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“morning sun”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge – September 2018 – Chained Together III  (1) morning sun The Tan Renga has also 5 lines following (approximately) the same syllables count as the Tanka, but the Tan Renga is written by two poets. … Continue reading

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“autumn heat”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #111 Autumn Heat “This week I have a nice haiku written by Taneda Santoka (1882-1940) to work with. Santoka Taneda was a haiku poet who choose to free-style with haiku. What does that mean? … Continue reading

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new season

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #7 Tan Renga Challenge “the last colorful leaves” This weekend I love to challenge you with Tan Renga, that nice tanka-like poem created by two poets. The goal is to write the second stanza towards a … Continue reading

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