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cherry blossom renga

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday (hineri) #15  Cherry Tree in Full Bloom “This week I will give you the second stanza, the two-lined one, of the Tan Renga. You have to create the first stanza, the three-lined (hokku), … Continue reading

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flower/fruit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #14 – Wisteria Beans wisteria beans let’s make that a theme for haikai a flower fruit                                    … Continue reading

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blue glass

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #13 Winter Chrysanthemum “Your goal is to create a Tan Renga with a given haiku by adding your two-lined stanza through association. Here is the haiku to work with:” Winter chrysanthemum, Wearing nothing … Continue reading

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modern haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan  Renga Wednesday #11 – Family Tombstone “Your task is to add your two lined stanza (approx. 7-7 syllables) through association on the scenes and images in the given haiku. This week I have chosen a … Continue reading

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cold night

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #10 – Such a Cold Night As you can see, in this haiku Basho uses rhyme, a not so very well known haiku writing technique, because, as you maybe know, in (translated) haiku … Continue reading

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“October beach”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #2 October beach (Jane Reichhold) “Welcome at a new episode of our fresh feature “Tan Renga Wednesday” in which you have to complete a Tan Renga … the goal? I will give you … Continue reading

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butterfly

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1760 Butterfly (a Tan Renga challenge) “Today I love to challenge you to create a Tan Renga with a given haiku. As you all know the goal of a so called “Tan Renga Challenge” is to … Continue reading

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snap

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1663 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (10) “Snap of an Icicle” – by Kim Russell “Welcome at a new episode in our Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019. This month I challenge you to create … Continue reading

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watching

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1662 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (9) Watching a Snail “As I discovered haiku back in the late eighties I hadn’t heard of Basho, but after reading one of the most popular haiku books in … Continue reading

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“wisteria”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1660 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (7) Wisteria “Today I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the “Big Five” haiku poets.” Here is the haiku by Buson to … Continue reading

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