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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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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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“sun’s reflection”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #83 – Renga With . . .   Sun’s Reflection “You all know what to do but I will give you the task again. You have to add the two-lined stanza between the haiku. You … Continue reading

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“dandelion and butterfly”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1656 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (3) Dandelion and Butterfly “Here is the first stanza of today’s TRC, a haiku by Chiyo-Ni:” a dandelion now and then interrupting the butterfly’s dream            … Continue reading

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dandelions

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1655 Tan Renga (2) — Beautiful Ugliness “For today’s Tan Renga Challenge I have chosen a haiku by a not so well known haiku poet and contemporary of Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Yozakura better known here at … Continue reading

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thoughts

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1654 Tan Renga (1) Smoldering Fireplace “For this first Tan Renga Challenge of May 2019 I have chosen a haiku that I recently created. It’s up to you to create the second stanza (approx. 7-7 syllables) … Continue reading

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soft petals

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1615 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (19) Morning Glory “February is running towards its end and there are only two days left. So today is our penultimate episode of our Tan Renga Challenge Month. I have … Continue reading

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free-styling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1614 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (18) free styling “Today I love to challenge you to use a haiku of your own choice, that can be a haiku written by a classical or non-classical haiku poet, … Continue reading

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