Mirror Blue ~ for Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge #005, with Basho’s “the old pond”

©13 Mirror Blue Sky 4 sml 6x



the old pond

a frog jumps in ~

the sound of water                     (Matsuo Basho 1644-1694)


in the glass smooth silence

the mirror blue sky settles         (Rick Daddario 2013)


Altered Digital Photography

  • 6.75 x 9.75 Inches @ 300 ppi
  • 4.5 x 6.5 Inches Postcard to 4 x 6 Inches
  • Nikon D80 Digital Camera
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

Tan Renga—a two link chain

First three line link— Matsuo Basho 1644-1694

Second two line link—Rick Daddario 2013

My response to Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge #005, with Basho’s “the old pond” ~ July 2013.

The informative challenge and responses to this challenge can be found on the Carpe Diem Blog.

You are invited to respond as well.

Have fun. Explore haiku and related forms. Aloha—Rick

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