Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Opie Houston’s ”O sweet October”

Today’s Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge is Opie Houston’s ”O sweet October”. The challenge is to add 2 x 7 syllable lines to Opie’s haiku…

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Image by Dominic Rivard

oh, sweet october…
spare thy frost on yonder grapes
our sweet summer wine

let oak feel your icy kiss
Dionysus beseech thee

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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10 Responses to Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Opie Houston’s ”O sweet October”

  1. Ow, Jrb, this is a classic one. perfect use of wrods!

  2. With a kiss like that, who needs a slap? 😉

  3. I like the reference to Dionysus 😉

  4. What you’ve done with this Tan Renga is just awesome … nicely written.

  5. kaykuala says:

    God of grapes, so it is. Never knew this. Good read JRB!

    Hank

  6. WabiSabi says:

    It is fruitless to invoke the gods where the weather is concerned! That said, I love your completion!!! 🙂

  7. Steph says:

    Terrific.. love the reference. Great completion.

  8. Love the reference to mythology… well done.

  9. Sun says:

    an ecstatic finish 🙂

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