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Spring Songs

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #14 Springtime (Kikaku) Here is our new “hokku” to work with and create a Tan Renga. This “hokku” is by one of Basho’s students, Kikaku. Springtime in Edo, Not a day … Continue reading

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“bamboo”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #13 bamboo (Jane Reichhold) bamboo waving candlelight into the night wind                                         … Continue reading

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“dandelion, dandelion”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #12 dandelion, dandelion (Ogiwara Seisensui) dandelion dandelion on the sandy beach spring opens its eyes                         © Ogiwara Seisensui youngsters … Continue reading

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‘the flower of a pumpkin’

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #8 The flower of a pumpkin (Tomiyashu Fusei) The flower of a pumpkin as well as Mt. Ishizuchi is great in scale                     … Continue reading

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Starting With Jane

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #16 Morning Breeze As you all know this month is Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017, so I decided to ask you to create Tan Renga starting with one of the haiku by … Continue reading

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“paulownia”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge 2017 #4 from the Paulownia Nozawa Boncho was a Japanese poet born c.1640 in Kanazawa. He spent most of his life in Kyoto working as a doctor. Boncho was one of Matsuo Bashō’s … Continue reading

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“pink sakura blush”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month (Second Edition), May 2017 #3- pink sakura blush  (posted by Kim) pink sakura blush spring’s kimono falls to earth silk snatched by a breeze             © Kim Russell … Continue reading

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“the well digger”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month (Second Edition), May 2017 #2 “the well digger” the well digger comes out into the floating world— the heat!                             … Continue reading

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gust of wind

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month (Second Edition), May 2017 #1 on a gust of wind “For this first episode I have chosen a haiku crafted by myself and your task is to create the second (two-lined stanza, … Continue reading

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“river song”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #3, Riversong riversong wind blown from autumn trees a stream of gold                                   © Jane Reichhold puddles bubble in center … Continue reading

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