Renhai Reflections 66: Winter Reaches

Winter Reaches

A Renhai by
Janice Thomson (jt) & Zhanna P. Rader (zh.r) & Vaughn Seward (vs)

Snow-laden woods —
my toque touches the end
of a pine bough. /jt

Bone-piercing cold — the click /zh.r
of her needles faster yet. /zh.r

Icy sidewalk —
his dog garbed with vest,
hat, and booties. /vs

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[This is the second three-person renhai written, click on the notes for a description of how this one was written. Click here to view the first three-way written.]


Devika said...

Interesting work, by three of you..

I read the first one also...again, interesting, Masago

while my poetic mind takes a back seat here; i should say there's something very interesting about the way, life scenes shift in Renhai...


Borut said...

Dog's life - winter reaches.

John McDonald said...

yes interesting work

get zapped said...

I like the collaboration here.

Masago said...

Thank you all!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I love the ones that you two do. :)

jem said...

Good one, and for me very apt for the season. I love passing through each little scene. The one that struck me most was the middle one - those needles. As if she is warming herself with her activity as well as hurrying along the knitting of the jumper / scarf etc.

Well done to all three of you.

Gillena Cox said...


much love

polona said...

have you guys beent o slovenia lately? i'm freezing here ;)

looking forward to other two

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I was really tired last night and didn't notice that there were 3 of you! Still like it. :)

Pamela said...

toque - a word not heard often in my circles.

curious also about the clicking needles? knitting?

is the dog yours by any chance?

Janice Thomson said...

My thanks too for all your comments. :)

Masago said...

Pamela: Yes, knitting. No, It wasn't my dog... I saw it being walked on one of the really cold days.