Renga


Last evening I did something I’ve never done before. I participated in a workshop with Canadian writer, Sally Ito, in which we collaborated to write a form of Japanese poetry called Renga. I was in a group with three other women, two from Manitoba and one from Alberta. A cross country collaboration!

It took me a little out of my comfort zone—writing poetry with others is no easy thing—but it was refreshing and fun (and gave me an excuse to leave another, less fun, meeting early). I appreciate the ability to virtually gather with people who share similar interests.

With all its not-so-good things, it’s still a beautiful and wonderful world technology has opened up for us.

Thanks so much for stopping by. I'm here early most mornings with one of my photos and a few words about life and those thin places where faith intersects.
1 comment
  1. This workshop sounds exciting! I haven’t heard of this form and am going to do some research now! Thank you!

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