inspiration from old life ~ tan renga

inspiration from old life.jpgA hat to cover
the body of our master
Withered pampas leaves
                    © Takarai Kikaku

 inspiration from old life
paper wasp building new home

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018
Chained Together III (13) Withered Pampas Leaves
(Add to the provided hokku by Dolores
to create a tanka)

The nests of paper wasps can be found in pampas grass and are made from dried vegetation.

Image source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Hives with Wasps, by Kubo Shunman)

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