Advancing Seasons

The Dark of December

First autumn morning
the mirror I stare into
shows my father’s face
                         © Murakami Kijo (1865-1938)

his time gone, mine marching on
my winter years approaching

This is my response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #101, write two lines to follow a given hokku, essentially creating a tanka.

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