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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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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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