Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Carpe Diem #1664 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (11) Tan Renga Hineri "Only Tracks"

Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,

Here is our delayed post as mentioned yesterday. Today I love to challenge you to create a Tan Renga Hineri. That means: I will give you a haiku to work with. You have to add a minimum of three stanza and a maximum of five stanza. You have to create the 2nd stanza, the 3rd stanza (a haiku) and a 4th stanza (two lined). If you are inspired enough than you can add also a fifth stanza (a haiku) and a 6th stanza (two lined). Try to create a "short story" and try to "close the chain" with a "ageku" (closing verse) that refers to the 1st (given) stanza.

Footsteps On The Beach (image found on pxhere)

Today I have a beautiful haiku by Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) to work with. Try to create your Tan Renga Hineri in honor of her.

late summer
alone on the beach
with only tracks

© Jane Reichhold

I think this haiku is a beauty to work with. It has so many scenes hidden in it ...

This episode is NOW OPEN for your submissions and will remain open until May 21st at noon (CEST). I will publish our new episode immediately hereafter.

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