on a gust of wind
the cherry blossoms dance through the streets
in praise of the Creator © Chèvrefeuille
spring flies ahead of itself
towards the warmth of summer Kim M. Russell, 2017
Chèvrefeuille has welcomed us to the first episode of a new Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: a month of Tan Renga Challenges. Tan Renga is a short chained renga created by two poets. For this first episode, he has chosen one of his own haiku and our task is to create the second (two-lined stanza, following approximately 7-7 syllables.