Another Year Gone

another year is gone
a traveller’s shade on my head,
straw sandals at my feet                         Matsuo Basho

old places are left behind
unknown landscapes lie ahead             Kim M. Russell, 16th May 2019

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Pilgrim on a Forest Road , Into the Mist of Old Japan (#4) by Okinawa Soba, ca.1900-05 – image found on Pinterest

My response to Carpe Diem #1665 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (12) ‘special’ Basho: Miscanthus bud

Today we have a ‘special’ episode of the May Tan Renga Challenge, with haiku by Matsuo Basho for us to work with: we may choose one haiku to work with or we can use them all.

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