when I ate a persimmon
the bell rang
the Horyuji temple Shiki
in a grove of sunset fruit
the hum of evening prayer Kim M. Russell, 15th January 2020
My response to Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Wednesday (9): I ate a persimmon
It’s Tan Renga Wednesday and our challenge is to complete a tan renga by adding the second stanza of two lines with approximately 7-7 syllables. This week we’ve been given a haiku by Shiki.