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.
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: [...]
Today at Carpe Diem Haiku I challenge you to create a renga with Jane Reichhold's haiku. As you all know you may choose your own "line-up" and try to create a "closed chain" through an association on the "hokku" (starting verse) in the "ageku" (closing verse). You have to add the two lined stanza (approximately [...]
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. [...]
The challenge for this weekend meditation at Carpe Diem Haiku is to create Tan Renga with the below three given haiku by Jane Reichhold. A Tan Renga looks like a Tanka, but is written by two poets instead of one poet. It's a kind of chained poem. You have to create the second stanza of [...]