hot coals lay beside the track ~ tan renga

hot coals lay beside the trackgrasses wilt:
the braking locomotive
grinds to a halt.
               © Patrick Blanche

 hot coals lay beside the track
eager children gather scraps

Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018
Chained Together III (7) grasses wilt
(Add to the provided hokku by Yamaguchi Seishi – tr. Michael R. Burch –
to create a tanka)

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