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Friday, March 27, 2015
Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #78, Shoha's "out from the grass"
Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
Last week we hadn't a Tan Renga Challenge, but this week of course we will have a new Tan Renga Challenge. This week I have chosen a haiku by one of the classical haiku masters/ -poets. I hope this haiku by Shoha (1727-1772) will be the source of inspiration for this TRC episode.
In the TRC the goal is to complete the Tan Renga by putting a second (two lined) stanza towards the first stanza through association ...
at the wagon's approach,
out from the grass
flies the butterfly
© Shoha (Tr. R.H.Blyth)
A lot of images to associate on I think. So have fun ....
This Tan Renga Challenge is NOW OPEN for your submissions and will remain open until next Friday April 3rd at noon (CET).