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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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grieving

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1613 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (17) – grieving “Today I have a not so well known haiku for you to work with by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694).” Here is the haiku to work with: who is … Continue reading

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“full snow moon”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1611, Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (15) “Today I have another Tan Renga Challenge Hineri episode for you all. As you all know Hineri means with a twist, so today’s challenge is to create not only … Continue reading

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bush clovers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1606 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (10) – White Bush Clovers “Today I have a wonderful haiku by one of my favorite haiku poets, Masaoka Shiki, the haiku poet who brought haiku into the 20th century. … Continue reading

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