Poetry

Mabon Blessings, Solo Renga

Frank Tassone's Haikai challenge for this week asks us to write the haikai poem of our choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the Autumn (Spring) equinox (shunbun). Click HERE to find Frank's challenge post. I've added a bit of prose to my solo renga as it slipped out of my… Continue reading Mabon Blessings, Solo Renga

Poetry

Discussion: Renga, Solo-Renga, Solo No Renga, or Tanka? “The Feel of Spring,” Solo renga

For my weekly poetry challenge post this week, let's discuss the Japanese form called the Renga. By the way, this syllable counting site rocks: writerlywords.com. How Many Syllables.com seems to have been hacked this week, along with my social media email. What a mess! Renga... You'll hear this term in the poetry community and like… Continue reading Discussion: Renga, Solo-Renga, Solo No Renga, or Tanka? “The Feel of Spring,” Solo renga