Basho’s crow knows

 

A tan renga is a poem in tanka form written by two poets.  Here is a classic haiku by Matsuo Basho (translated from Japanese) and my response.  A group of crows is not a flock; it’s called a murder.  Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai prompt.

 

on a bare branch

a crow lands

autumn dusk

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

murder happens upon tree

whose responsibility?

(lynn)

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credit:  free stock photos

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jazzytower
    Nov 25, 2016 @ 08:28:46

    So much going on in your two lines, we’ll done.

    Reply

  2. David K
    Nov 25, 2016 @ 06:35:58

    Nice use of the plural form too. 🙂

    Reply

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