“Cricket Silence”

Written for the Carpe Diem Challenge #11:    write a Tan Renga.

Tan Renga is a two stanza poem with 5-7-5 and 7-7 syllables (5-7-5-7-7).  Unlike a Tanka written by one poet, Tan Renga is written by two.  Poet One writes the  5-7-5 and Poet Two completes 7-7.

cricket silence
between scraping sounds
autumn begins                                (Jane Reichhold)

[ … ] your stanza ?????? (7-7)

cricket silence
between scraping sounds
autumn begins
leaves tumble in slow motion
grip of summer unravels


Other entries for Tan Renga Challenge

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013

LOGO - Carpe Diem - Tan Renga(by Haiku writer – Jane Reichhold)

Prompt #11:  Cricket Silence
cricket silence
between scraping sounds
autumn begins

[ … ] your stanza ??????

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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4 Responses to “Cricket Silence”

  1. What a wonderful Tan Renga you have made with your 2nd stanza. Thank you Becca.


  2. Brenda says:

    What a wonderful, poetic look ahead to the glorious changing season.


  3. shoreacres says:

    Beautiful. And won’t we be happy when summer begins to loosen that grip? We did have a little rain today – not much, but the cloudy skies were wonderful!


    • becca givens says:

      I do not believe Valley Mills got any — although, here in Houma, we had a strong and lengthy downpour … if only I could siphon some of it to the west of here. 😀

      Autumn is my favorite time of year!!


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