Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai cherished memories of better times and best friends all lost to me now. Reality or a mind's eye tweak — does it matter?
For this Renga With Jane Reichhold, Chèvrefeuille has chosen six (6) haiku from her online Saijiki "A Dictionary of Haiku". Here are the haiku to work with: beach diamonds a new day crystallized in sunny surf foam colony of seagulls scrapping over yesterday's French fries. white pussy willows above a muddy swollen river fat … Continue reading Beach Diamonds to Art Deco
Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, our challenge is to create a Tan Renga from the Haiku below by Jane Reichhold. changing forms all around the Buddha clouds in a blue sky © Jane Reichhold shapeshifting magical breezes the Buddha is breathing
Today's goal at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is to first create the 2nd stanza followed by a three lined stanza and a two lined stanza. Here is the haiku to work with: ah! morning glories are at their best while I chant my morning prayers © Kyoroku near a sparkling koi pond dragonflies land on … Continue reading Grandfather Koi
Carpe Diem Haiku Kai :This haiku (or maybe more a senryu) isn't really easy to work with, so this will be a "real" challenge to make the Tan Renga complete. who is it that grieves, the wind blowing through his beard, for late autumn? (c) Matsuo Basho (Tr. R.H.Blyth) broken heart will break again over … Continue reading Heart Grief
As you all know Hineri means with a twist, so today's challenge at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is to create not only the 2nd (two-lined) stanza, but also the 3rd (three-lined) stanza and 4th (two-lined) stanza through association. For today's Hineri Tan Renga Challenge I have chosen a haiku by one of our longtime members … Continue reading Full Snow Moon
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