Ancient Road – May Tan Renga

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

the past clings to naked feet
walking in ancestors’ dust           Kim M. Russell, 2017

Ancient Road

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My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #15 ancient road (Adjei Agyei Baah)

Today we have another ‘hokku’ by a modern haiku poet to inspire us: Adjei Agyei Baah from Ghana.

Chèvrefeuille tells us that Adjei invented the Afriku, the haiku from Africa, and is the initiator of several haiku events in Ghana and other parts of Africa. Last year his first haiku compilation ‘Afriku, haiku and senryu from Ghana’ was published by Red Moon Press.

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5 thoughts on “Ancient Road – May Tan Renga

  1. the past clings to naked feet
    walking in ancestors’ dust

    I love when so much is condensed in so foods words. These lines are very powerful and expand the limitations of language.

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