Squared Tan Renga

Photo (not mine), is prompt

three raindrops
a greeting card from heaven…
midsummer heat. © Issa

the cool of sudden downpour
mingle with smell of parched earth
© Pat R

flying away
following the rainbow
into heaven © Chèvrefeuille

to new life as butterfly bush
adorned with butterflies © Pat R

Pat R
9/10/17

 

For Carpe Diem Haiku

 

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Ancient Road

ancient road…
the trails of the masters
absorbed in fallen leaves
© Adjei Agyei-Baah

now tales of ancient journeys
nurtured in splash of color

Pat R

5/27/17

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A Drop of Dew

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a drop of dew
sits on a rock
like a diamond
© Kawabata Bosha

in its last hurrah before
surrendering to the sun

Pat R

5/27/17

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A Taste of Nature

taste of nature–
sweet blackberry bushes
sing to child and bees© Sara McNulty

a taste of summer sunshine
on sticky little fingers

Pat R

5/18/17

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Daily Haiku Challenge

An Autumn Leaf

now it reveals its hidden side
and now the other—thus it falls,
an autumn leaf
© Ryokan Taigu

as it falls through the stillness
a final playful tumble

Pat R

5/16/17

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Autumn Evening

autumn evening
like whispered prayers
leaves float away
© Dolores

a burst of color enroute
to its final resting place

Pat R

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Footprints


two sets of footprints
in freshly fallen snow
one pair from Kyoto
© Hamish Managua Gunn

other hopes to get there by
spring – a solitary quest

Pat R

5/11/17

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