family tombstone

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Wednesday #11 family tombstone

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Here is the haiku to work with:

adding father’s name
to the family tombstone
with room for my own

© Nicholas Virgilio

And now it’s up to you to create a Tan Renga with this haiku by adding your two-lined stanza. Enjoy the challenge.

ancient secrets held in stone
silently wait to guard mine

©️Candace Kubinec

frosty rose

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 29th: “a single frosty rose” by Mizuhara Shuoshi (1892-1981)

A new year begins
With the blooming
Of a single frosty rose                         (Mizuhara Shuoshi)


fragile petals opening
like the beauty of new love                 (Candy)


Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge – May 7
a dragonfly pair
fastened to one another
went flickering by

© Tomas Transtromer

holding hands beside the lake
young lovers sit on the grass