Tan Renga Challenge – “snow melting” (Kobayashi Issa) – July 14, 2016


snow melting–
where ducks are nesting
soft moonlight

© Issa

shimmering reflections
renewal this spring evening

© Gsk ’16

Today’s Tan Renga hosted by Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828) is offered by Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.

Morning Haiku (5-7-5) – March 8, 2016

a lone black feather
upon the cold cement walk
awaiting a child

skipping off to school
her feather in her book-bag
for her cat’s delight

springtime serenade
the blackbird warbles sweetly
on the picket fence

those stains and tatters
reminders of her triumphs
old blackbird apron

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