Pear Tree in Bloom

tender blossoms fall
sweet perfume drifts on the breeze
memories of peace                                           Kim M. Russell, 11 September 2018

pear tree in full bloom on a battlefield
collapsed house becomes beautiful again     Shiki (re-worked by Chèvrefeuille)

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My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III:  pear tree in bloom

Today we have another Hineri Tan Renga Challenge, in which we are challenged to create the first stanza (hokku) of a Tan Renga inspired by a given second stanza stanza, a quotation from Masaoka Shiki, which has been reworked for this challenge:


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