Happy Birthday Renku

For her birthday, Cara Holman invited visitors to help compose a birthday renku.  It was my first time participating in a renku, online or otherwise.  There are many participants and many wonderful parts to the renku (basically haiku/senryu and couplets).  If such a project prods your curiosity, please visit Prose Posies and enjoy the variety of summer inspired poetry.

Ikebana arrangement

Ikebana arrangement (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

About T A Hillin-Smith

Just one of the literacy scholars on this site who wants to explore writing in all its complexities.
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9 Responses to Happy Birthday Renku

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  3. ManicDdaily says:

    So cool. You are very enterprising with all these prompts! k.

    • Yousei Hime says:

      You know, sometimes something captures us–like a child wanting attention or a sunset or a song first heard–and we have to respond. Some prompts are like that. Glad you enjoyed the result. 😀

  4. aloha Yousei Hime – i’ve been intrigued by the process of renku. i have yet to attempt to play in one. fun to know you took the leap. fun on and happy birthday days all year long to Cara (i read the Renku on another blog) fun. aloha.

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