the sweet perfume of burned herbs
loneliness grabs my throat Chèvrefeuille
spent embers crumble and fall
in smoke of burnt-out passion Kim M. Russell, 1st May 2019
Today we have the first episode of May 2019 in a month of Tan Renga Challenges.
A Tan Renga looks like a tanka, but instead of being written by one poet the Tan Renga is written by two as a short chained verse of two stanzas: the first stanza has three lines and the second stanza has two lines.