Renku8 – Sleeping outdoors


This week's linked poem was written by the late Jane Reichhold in collaboration with her husband Werner. Jane was a famous haiku writer and founder of Aha! Poetry, probably one of the best online sources for traditional Japanese poetry, where you can find poems, tutorials and free ebooks about many short form genres of poetry: should you be interested in finding out more about haiku and renga, make sure you visit


DEADLINE: 2nd November

Poem by Jane & Werner Reichhold

Picture by Paul Itkin