Summer Evening

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boiled rice slop
his old lady fans the treat
with evening coolness                            (Basho)

summer evening ’round fire
sharing tall tales and laughter

PR
6/26/15

 Inspiration:

boiled rice slop
his old lady fans the treat
with evening coolness                            (Basho)

together with friends
enjoying a summer night                         (Chèvrefeuille)

 
 http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2015/06/carpe-diem-tan-renga-challenge-91.html?m=1

A Beautiful Peace

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from family plots –
gathering for sunday service
a beautiful peace

PR

6/26/15

Inspiration:

a beautiful peace
I sit quietly with them
feeling their presence
© Rallentanda

 Our host’s attempt:

shadows
graves seem to move
spirits dance
© Chèvrefeuille

 http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2015/06/carpe-diem-special-153-rallentandas.html?m=1

Autumn night

autumn night
promise of change is in the air
time moves on

PR

6/26/15

aki no yo o uchi kuzushitaru hanashi kana

autumn night
dashed to bits
in conversation

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

Challenge is to try to write an all new haiku with the same mood and spirit as the given one to pay tribute to Basho’s poetry skills.

Host’s attempt:

on the porch
a moment of silence
the sound of rain

© Chèvrefeuille

 http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2015/06/carpe-diem-on-trail-with-basho-encore-6.html?m=1