Renga Challenge

On Valentine’s Day
Pageantry is on display
All show their new robes

a project of hard labors
only if you bled on it!

あかのもの     akanomono      (red things)
あおいもの     aoimono     (blue things)
むらさきも     murasakimo     (purple too)

いろいろなもの     iroironamono     (lots of various things)
見たよかたなあ     kentayokatanao     (I think to see them is great)

A moment in time
Like butterflies on display
Brief but beautiful

Springtime in Michigan fields
Summer comes fast on its heels

But winter hid
Coward from delinquent fall
How I miss sledding!Sugawara no Tokihira

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