I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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24 May 2017

Bamboo – tan renga

bamboo
waving candlelight into the night
wind                                                        © Jane Reichhold

the scent of the tropics
when you and I were young                         © Rosemary Nissen-Wade

or:

thin stems rattling together
by my father’s fernery                                   © Rosemary Nissen-Wade


Written for Carpe Diem's Tan Renga Challenge 2017 #13

And linking to the latest Tuesday Platform at 'imaginary garden with real toads'.

13 comments:

  1. Both endings are remarkable!

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  2. Like the first one especially....

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  3. They both have the whiff of the tropics, the jungly hush and heat of somewhere exotic. Lovely!

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  4. Yes, beautiful and super evocative. Love these, Rosemary.

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  5. Memories of Bali. Beautiful.

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  6. Fun reading, Rosemary.

    Citranella
    Burns atop flickering
    With the breeze
    ..

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  7. the first one - evokes a romance of long ago and a hint that the relationship is still on going ;)

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  8. Gorgeous, gorgeous gorgeous write!❤️

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  9. Both endings are quite lovely.

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