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In these Participation Renga you will find links from:
HOW TO DO ITTo join in participation renga, read the whole poem, especially the last line or lines in italic. Read the "rules" as stated under the title. Pick the link in BOLD italic you find best, worthy, interesting and write your responding link. Check the hokku poet's rules once more to make sure yours fits.
Send the title of the renga, the link and author to which your link with your initials responds. Subscribers may send in up to 10 links total. You cannot respond to your own links.
To start a participation renga, submit a hokku; (the first link (stanza) of a renga). The hokku usually contains the title of the renga. Your submission should indicate a title; the theme or premise (if any); the format (3-line links, 2-line links, etc.); and the total number of links that will complete the renga (not over 12, please). When you start a renga, think of it as YOUR renga and keep working with the new links as they arrive. Too often a renga is started but not "cared for" later.
Lynx does not edit hokku or links in this section. However, links that clearly neglect the hokku poet's guidelines will not be published.
Once a renga is established, Lynx publishes all branches of that renga, as long as poets keep feeding them links. Lynx drops any hokku or branch that no one feeds. The previous links are printed in one line just to save space.
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by email with the words "participation renga" as subject line.
|LIKE A DARK BIRD|
Started: Winter, 1989 Discontinued: Spring, 1992
Like a dark bird
one woman sits
her last gift
bobbing in the wind
free at last
Dark spruce forest
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Page Copyright © Jane Reichhold 2005.
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