The Plum Blossoms Gone

The Plum Blossoms Gone

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #102 “the plum blossoms gone” by Ryokan Taigu

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credit:Reggaeman

The plum blossoms gone,
They look older than they are,
Ancient cottage eaves.                                           © Ryokan Taigu (1758-1831)

No children play in the shade,
No laughter  sings on the breeze.                       ©Dolores Fegan