Carpe Diem-Tan Renga # XXXIX

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XXIX Moondustwriter’s ”I Hear You Speak”

The exciting Tan Renga challenge at CD is reaching its conclusion and this time our wonderful host Kristjaan has chosen another lovely Haiku-by Leslie Moon:-)


I hear you speak
waves tumble half a world away
conch’s song
(c) Leslie Moon
My completion-

echoes of my past strain to
meet- tomorrow’s melody






Carpe Diem-Tan Renga #XXVIII

Carpe Diem’s Tan renga Challenge Month #XXVIII, Imaginator’s ”with light in your eyes”


This episode of the Tan Renga challenge has this haiku by Imaginator as the starting point.Thank you Kristjaan for choosing this lovely haiku 🙂

With light in your eyes
You embrace me in your arms
Our hearts beat as one
(c) The Imaginator

my insecurities melt
your needs, my dreams,become ours





Carpe Diem-Tan Renga #XXVII

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XXVII, Kaykuala’s ”rustling leaves dancing”


The haiku for this challenge is by Kaykuala


Rustling leaves dancing
Light breeze brushing rosy cheeks
Young hearts aflutter
(c) Kaykuala
This is my completion:-)

Hormone rush,love’s first touch
a heady mix,drink with care





Carpe Diem-Tan Renga challenge #XXIV

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XXIV, Sun’s ”gathering seashells”


The challenge set by our host Kristjaan for this Tan Renga completion is this beautiful starting  haiku written by Sun of Simply Charming

gathering seashells
while ocean tide rise and falls
two sisters bicker
(c) Sun

 This is my completion.

the tidal wave and the shore
separate, yet together





Carpe Diem -Tan Renga challenge # XIII

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XIII, Off The Tippet’s ”echoes of the past”

For this episode of Tan Renga challenge at Carpe Diem,our host Kristjaan has challenged us with the starting verse is writte by Off The Tippet.

echoes of the past
resound into the present
a dream of the sea
(c) Off The Tippet
Here is my completion.

wisps of tomorrow tickle
memories waiting to be





Carpe Diem-Tan Renga challenge # XXII

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month # XXII, The Inner Zone’s “sheets of waves cover”

This beautiful Haiku by “The inner zone” has been chosen for completion of Tan Renga by Kristjaan,our host at CD.

sheets of waves cover
asleep sea, lighthouse rotates
sparkling lullabies
(c) The Inner Zone

 This is my completion:-)

cradling ships to its bosom
dreams of brewing raging storms





Carpe Diem-Tan Renga challenge month # XXI

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XXI, Cathy Tenzo’s “the Buddha Himself”

Carpe Diem’s host Kristjaan has chosen a Haiku by Cathy Tenzo for today’s episode of Tan Renga challenge.Thank you Cathy for sharing this  beautifully spiritual Haiku.

the Buddha himself
did not start enlightened
he walked the path

(c) Cathy Tenzo

Here is my attempt at completion of the Tan Renga:-)

of dharma,meditating
sought truth,attained nirvana







Carpe Diem-Tan Renga challenge # XX

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XX, WabiSabi’s ”old beacon”


At CD,our host Kristjaan has set the challenge for today’s TanRenga with this amazing Haiku by Wabi Sabi.


old beacon
hailing all strangers –
mind the land

(c) WabiSabi

And here is my completion:-)

sweet siren song beckoning
sailors leap embracing death








Carpe Diem-Tan Renga Challenge # XIX

Carpe Diem”s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XIX, Carol’s ”tickling ivories”

At CD ,our host Kristjaan says -“Today our Tan Renga ”to complete” is started by Carol of ”a creative harbor” and it was her response on the prompt ”Ivory” last month.”

tickling ivories
scintillating music sound
filling the inner soul

(c) Carol


Loved the imagery in this Haiku.Hope my attempts are not going to disappoint.


tears flow, I drown in sorrow
your memories hug my heart

tinkling laughter,merry eyes
mask the growing pain inside






Carpe Diem- Tan Renga challenge # XVIII

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge Month #XVIII, Joanne’s “by the shallow pond”

At Carpe Diem,our host Kristjaan has set the bar high with a beautiful Tan Renga completion ,for this lovely Haiku by Joanne.

by the shallow pond
reflection drawing northern fowl
a warm sun shimmers

(c) Joanne

Inspired by Kristjaan,here are my two completions:-)

bent shoulders,dimming eye sight
signals a sad homecoming

who is that in the mirror
just the smile resembles me