let the ravens come
let them smile as they pick the flesh
from the battlefield (Managua)
and later, simply, children
to pick fragile red blossoms (Broughton)
Tan Renga is a collaborative form, where one poet writes the first 5-7-5 syllable stanza and another poet follows with a 7-7 stanza. Or it can be less syllables but remain: short long short, long long.
Managua is Hamish (Managua) Gunn of Fresh From a Hermit’s Forest How wonderful is his poem?!
about Tan Renga and this prompt here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai