Tan Renga Challenge – August 29, 2015

Dro in springtime
rows and rows of plums bloom
along the Sarca

© G.s.k. ‘15


where the waters flow afar
the village glows with sweet plum flowers

© Shohaku

I’ve often spoken about Arco and our grapes and sometimes our apples, but just three or four kilometres from Arco, going towards Trento we come upon a small town called Dro, which is famous for its plums and though they have to compete with the California prunes imported from the U.S. many people prefer the plump Dro prunes to the California brand.

Written for:

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #97

 Where this week we wrote the renga “backwards” – we were to furnish a hokku to the response given!

10 thoughts on “Tan Renga Challenge – August 29, 2015

  1. This is lovely Georgia – a perfect compliment to the lines offered.

    It’s amazing that you are so lucky to be surrounded by such awe inspired beauty and natural wonders – and we’re lucky you share!


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