Essence Ever Present – tan renga

Takami Kikusha

Tagami Kikusha

 

Essence Ever Present

one step outside
the temple gate, its Japan —
a tea picker’s song
                              
© Tagami Kikusha

ever present in the leaves
echos even as they steep

 

This is my response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 23rd, write two lines to follow a given haiku, essentially creating a tanka. 

Drawing  provided by Carpe Diem. Teapot photo: theartofjapanesegreentea.com

Carpe Diem Tan Renga

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