loud crack as swaying branch breaks ~ tan renga

Carpe Diem #1613 Tan Renga – grieving provides a haiku
by Matsuo Bashō (tr. R. H. Blyth) (in blue) to be used to create a tanka.

who is it that grieves,
the wind blowing through his beard,
for late autumn?

Bashō

loud crack as swaying branch breaks
felt deep within broken heart

Image source: ukiyo-e.org
Eagle in the Wind, by Tsukioka Kogyo

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