moonshine

“Tan renga” form: one poet writes haiku, second poet responds with two new lines…you can read more at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

 

melting into the sea
the full moon
leaves a candle bright

© Jane Reichhold (1937-2016)

boat bobs gently on water
fisherman waiting nibble

© lynn__

 

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image from pixabay

nature’s adoration

Tan renga is a haiku poem by one poet answered with 2 lines by another…see CDHK

 

in the light of dawn
sunflowers reach to the blue sky
praising their Creator

© Chèvrefeuille

upturned faces in worship
joyfully follow the light

lynn__

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image from pixabay

lion’s tooth in sun’s face

A tan renga written for challenge at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai


 

dandelion dandelion
on the sandy beach
spring opens its eyes                           © Ogiwara Seisensui
 

warm salty sea breezes blow
…dandelion sneezes seeds                     lynn__

 

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photo by lynn

leave-ing the party

Chèvre hosts tan renga party at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai .  A tan renga is a haiku by one poet answered in 2 (7 syllable) lines by another poet.


 

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now it reveals its hidden side
and now the other—thus it falls,
an autumn leaf                                 © Ryokan Taigu

do leaves ever feel dizzy—
twirling in their spiral dance?                lynn__

an Ent-ful event

My response to tan renga challenge at CDHK

 

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Treebeard from wikipedia

 

Rumbling winter storm – 

Ents are dancing with their wives – 

ancient limbs entwined

© Paloma

 

celebrate bark-won battles

snow settles on grateful trees

(c) lynn__

 

word set in stone

Response to tan renga feature at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai here…


 

ancient walls

covered in parables 

speak to those who see

© Janice ‘Petra Domina’ Adcock

ancient words of the Teacher

written on disciples’ hearts

(c) lynn__

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photo at Masada by lynn

summertime dreams

Tan renga challenge and photo taken from Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

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taste of nature –
sweet blackberry bushes
sing to child and bees 

© Sara McNulty

 

pails full, fingers stained purple

take nap in dappled shade

(c) lynn

 

taking leave(s)

My “tan renga” response to “hokku” at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai…

 

the willow leaves fallen,
the spring gone dry,
rocks here and there

© Yosa Buson (1716-1784)

past memories in scrapbooks
photographic mind fading

(c) lynn__

a dream in a dream
sand slipping through old fingers
autumn leaves turn red

© Georgia

final glory of seasons
grief and love in letting go

(c) lynn__

 

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photo by lynn

tan renga florals

A tan renga is written by 2 poets:  the first writes a haiku, the second writes a 2-line response.  Join the fun at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai in the merry month of May!  (photo credits: CDHK)

 

morning glory!
the well bucket-entangled, Blue Morning Glory
I ask for water

© Chiyo-Ni (1703-1775)

rope loosens bucket
I go home thirsty!

(c) lynn__

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petal lanterns —
a waterfall of flowers
her lips touch mine

© Hamish Managua Gunn

softest rain showers
love’s fragrance divine

(c) lynn__

spring notes

Playing with tan renga form at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

forgotten flute

shadows of leaves
cover the open holes
her flute forgotten
                         (© Jane Reichhold)
 

she dances with woodland nymphs

notes floating on music of trees

(c) lynn__

tan renga party

A tan renga is written by two poets;  first writes a haiku, second answers with 2 more lines…

 

in the moonlight
Wisteria flowers look fragile –
a gust of wind

(c) Chèvrefeuille

 

lovers on bench hold kisses

lavender snow covers path

(c) lynn__

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source: Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

haiku habitat

ID 55999282 © Neydtstock | Dreamstime.com Raindrops on bamboo leaves - collage

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raindrops on bamboo

shimmer in the sunlight

little diamonds

© Chèvrefeuille

giant panda sniffs jewels

her cubs feast on fresh green shoots

lynn__

My response to tan renga challenge at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai…

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