Renga

Slow down

the Buddha himself

did not start enlightened

he walked the path

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coursing through valley of life

slow down and enjoy the scene

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The haiku is written by Cathy Tenzo of Haiku Plate Special, complimenting it are the two lines written by me, thereby completing the renga. For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Month Challenge # 21.

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Renga

On all fours

in hidden places

under the porch floorboards-

cherry blossoms

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strangely looking on all fours

young miss with a ponytail

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The haiku is written by Managua Gunn of Coffee with yer buccaneer, and accompanying are the two lines written by me, thereby completing the renga. For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Month Challenge # 16.

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Renga

Green water

crossing the footbridge

a sound that comes unbidden…

my wild beating heart

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every step marked by silence

green water spumes in the mist

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The haiku is written by Lolly of a Lovely Thing, and accompanying it are the two lines written by me, thereby completing the renga. For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Month Challenge # 15.

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Renga

Cold warmth

ghosts of the ancients

cast their towering shadows

on the holy ground

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rinsing in sacred waters

drinking cold warmth of the sun

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The haiku is written by Patricia of High Five and Raspberries, and accompanying it are my two lines, thereby completing the renga. For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month # 14.

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Renga

Picturing

this dark autumn night

the bright stars of milky way

cries of geese above

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picturing through the fingers

the flight of those wailing birds

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The haiku is written by Lothar of Rheumatologe, and complimenting it are the two lines written by me, thereby completing the renga. For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Month Challenge # 13.

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Toad’s croaking

by the garden path

an upside down flowerpot

cottage for a toad

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croaking through till dawn rises

keeping me awake all night

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The haiku is written by Mark M. Redfearn; complimenting it are my two lines, thereby completing the renga. The usual a haiku a day post was published earlier.

For Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge # 2.

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