Renku11 – The sun goes gently to the west

Renku11- The Sun Goes Gently To the West- The picture shows sunrise

This is an extract from The Monkeys' Straw Raincoat and Other Poetry of the Bashô School, translated by Earl Miner and Hiroko Odagiri. In this section, three poets (Bashô, Chinseki and Kyokusui) took turns writing the linked poem.

Fourteen days to make music in response to this poem by collaborating with another musician or remixing a track: more info at

DEADLINE: 14th December

Poem by Chinseki + Kyokusui

Picture by Chris Child