Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #85, “the ancient woman”

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the ancient woman
cherry tree blooms in old age
an event to remember                 © Basho

cherry blossoms fall on grave
ancient honored samurai

                 ~~~

the ancient woman
cherry tree blooms in old age
an event to remember                  © Basho

we hold hands and gaze
at child so long dreamed of

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