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.  

Sun Flowers

The theme for our last weekend-meditation at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai was Sunflower and Ken has created a wonderful haiku to work with and create a Tan Renga with. You have to add the second stanza (2-lines approx. 14 syllables) through association on the scenes in the haiku. Here is that beauty by Ken:   [...]

One Candle Burning

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #69: Returning to Now. This week our mission is to create a Haiku, and then a Troiku out of that. One candle burning monks deep in meditation Buddha's dimpled cheeks. One candle burning snow melts on Tibetan peaks all is connected. Monks deep in meditation their stomachs growling No one notices. [...]