WATER REFLECTIONS

water reflection–
a flying squirrel across
the wisteria’s mantle

Takarai Kikaku (Tr. unknown)

airy-flowery brushstrokes
create pale watercolors A

sweeping Wisteria strokes
creating purple palette B

choppy blustery breezes
create pale watercolors C

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Response to Carpe Diem #1609 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (13) water reflection

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SPRING IS IN THE AIR

the sky is bluer
birds are singing once again
caressed by sunshine

(C) Kim M. Russell

pollinating honeybees
fly from flower to flower

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Response to Carpe Diem #1608 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (12) Spring is in the air

THE NIGHT OF FIREFLY

I wear loosely
and meet the man
at the night of firefly

© Katsura Nobuko (1914-2004)

departing from train station
lighted facilitators

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hypnotic diva
in a scarlet kimono
singing on the bench

revealed pale nipple drawing
distracting wandered firefly

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Response to Carpe Diem #1602 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (6) the night of firefly