Carpe Diem”s Tan Renga Month #V “Life completes circle”

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga challenge today is Sara McNulty’s “Life Completes Circle”. The challenge is to add two 7 syllable lines to Sara’s haiku to form a renga…

life completes circle
at the end of the journey
death draws the last line

as we were before our birth
sentence completed, full stop

For my American Haijin colleagues, an alternative ending from my english one above…

as we were before our birth
sentence complete, period

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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4 Responses to Carpe Diem”s Tan Renga Month #V “Life completes circle”

  1. rheumatologe says:

    Sentence completed – nice double meaning. We’re all doing time, but haven’t noticed that solitary confinement for all would solve most of the current problems.

  2. Sun says:

    this is so perfect – “sentence complete, period” !!! ☺

  3. Indeed.. the dread of walking this earth…

  4. I love languages even when we share the same words.
    Alot to read between your lines 🙂

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