reflecting the many lines ~ tan renga

Carpe Diem #1671 Tan Renga – lightning flash asks us to use
a haiku by Bashō (in blue) to create a tanka.

lightning flash–
what I thought were faces
are plumes of pampas grass

               Bashō

reflecting the many lines
forming on this aging face

Image source: ukiyo-e.org
Japanese Pampas Grass, by Kono Hairei

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