Tan Renga: Feeling Alone


feeling alone
in the woods around Edo
just the autumn wind
© Yozakura (1640-1716)

lone bird perch on bare branch
soon disappear into the pines

Pat R


Carpe Diem Haiku

Roasting Chestnuts

roasting chestnuts –
smoke plumes rise though bare branches
scent and taste of fall

Pat R

Inspired by:

colored leaves
struggling with the wind
dance through the street

© Chèvrefeuille

Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #19 as is above; as below

“.. Simply said: “the first line and the third line exhibit a connectedness or a completeness”. Some say one should be able to read the first line and the third line to find it makes a complete thought ..”

For Carpe Diem Haiku