Carpe Diem”s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XI, Ese”s ”fog over empty pond”

Today, Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge is Ese’s ”fog over empty pond”. The challenge being to add two 7 syllable lines to Ese’s haiku to form a renga…

Towards_the_Dam_at_Big_Pond__Catskills_._On_this_valley_fog_morning.___Flickr_-_Photo_Sharing_Image by Andy Arthur

fog over empty pond
in wingspans of migratory geese
farewell to summer

captured by the mists of time
one pond, one frog, one jump

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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7 Responses to Carpe Diem”s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XI, Ese”s ”fog over empty pond”

  1. becca givens says:

    Like your completion for this one … particularly captured by the mists of time! 😀

    (BTW – the link on Carpe Diem doesn’t work)

    • jrbsays says:

      Thank you Becca. I struggled for ages with this prompt and then Basho appeared as if in sympathy.
      Thank you for the link tip off too 🙂

  2. Oh! That second line resonates well with the haiku. 🙂
    -HA

  3. This completed Tan Renga is so in touch with Basho”s old pond … really nicely written.

  4. Sun says:

    and one fab Tan Renga finish captured. always a joy to read your words.

  5. Oh every time a frog and a pond is mentioned… we know the reference.

  6. Cathy Tenzo says:

    Wonderful and what a nice nod to Basho!

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