Tan Renga Challenge 2019: A Lonely Fire


smoldering fireplace
the sweet perfume of burned herbs
loneliness grabs my throat
Am I doomed to be alone
For all of this foolish life?

Chevrefuelle & Cie

Notes:
Chevrefuelle wrote the first stanza (the Haiku) and I wrote the second stanza (the two seven-syllable lines).


4 comments:

  1. Congratulations to both of you.
    Some days being alone looks better than the available alternatives.

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    1. I had the alternative all too many times before I finally woke up. Romantic misery or flying solo...gee, I don't know, that's a hard choice. So not!

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  2. This is great. Love this challenge that you're doing. Will follow.

    Here from the IWSG.

    Teresa

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    1. Thank you! I've been dead terrible about visiting other people's blogs with the IWSG. Maybe now that all the April challenges are done, I can remedy that.

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