Category Archives: Haiku


Carpe Diem #1608 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (12) Spring is in the air *** the sky is bluer birds are singing once again caressed by sunshine (c) Kim M. Russell Flower petals reach upward Scenting the warm spring breeze


Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: And now it is up to you to create the 2nd stanza (2-lines), the 3rd stanza (3-lines) and the 4th stanza (2lines) inspired / associated on the given haiku. the sound of the surf enters my home through the open window and a butterfly   © Chèvrefeuille (2018)   glides in, as if […]
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Night of Firefly

Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, the Tan Renga Challenge is a Hineri (with a twist) challenge and that means you have to create a Tan Renga and two other stanza, so you have to create not only the second stanza of two lines, but also a third stanza (three lines) and a fourth stanza […]
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Passing Through

Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, we are tasked with creating a Tan  Renga using the Haiku below created by Chiyo-Ni. waterweed floating away, despite  the butterfly’s weight on it   © Chiyo-Ni (Tr. Ueda) drifting through a rainbow after a midsummer shower.  

Don’t Stop

  kisses bitter-hot like melting sugar, a tingle a nibble: a tease.