It's the Saturday Lucky Dip over at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. Today we are asked to create a Tanka, a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7) blood orange moon hangs over the bayou; Spanish moss sways its [...]

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:   [...]