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In these Participation Renga you will find links from:
MWM Mary Wittry-Mason
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 However, links that clearly neglect the hokku poet's guidelines will not be published.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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Welcome to twenty years of renga as done by the contributors to the magazine APA-Renga, now known a Lynx. Over these years, a larger or smaller part of the magazine was dedicated to what are known as "participation renga." Here is a compilation of all the final versions of each one. To your left are the names and initials of the participants. In a few cases persons contributing wished to be identified only by initials.
The renga are listed by the year in which they were finished, or in a few cases, discontinued. The name by the renga indicates the person who started it. Click on the year to get into the file.
If you are a little unsure of what you are getting into, you might want to read the Introduction first.
LOOKING IN THE MIRROR by Tundra Wind
GREAT CLOUD FOG FALLING by Bob Jessup
GALAXIES OF FUTURES UNBIDDEN by Tom Bingham
A SOLSTICE MOON (METAMORPH SIS) by Jane Reichhold
THOUSANDS OF MAYFLIES by Tundra Wind
I TOUCH YOU HERE by Tundra Wind
THE RED SKY FLASHES by Tundra Wind
GREAT GRANDMOTHER’S ROCKING CHAIR by Bob Jessup
THE OLD POND by Basho
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK by HB
CRAACK by PW
DANDELION ANGER by Tundra Wind
STEELHEAD ON THE WINGS by Ken C. Leibman
VENUS RISING by Bob Jessup
NIGHT BLOOMING ARTIST by Bob Jessup
MONDAY MORNING MAIL by Terri Lee Grell
PORCELAIN GROCERY SACK by Bob Jessup
DAYS AFTER THE PARTY by TM
MOON OVER RIVER by Bob Jessup
WINDCHIMES MOVING by Bob Jessup
LONG SHADOW’S DUSK LIGHT by Tundra Wind
STICKS, LEAVES AND WATER by Bob Jessup
HALLOWEEN NIGHT by LS
THUNK by Celeste Fannin
ONLY EIGHTEEN by Celeste Fannin
PRANCING THROUGH MEADOWS by PW
SILENT WISDOM OF EGGS by Eric Folsom
ALLNIGHT RAIN by Ken C. Leibman
LIGHTNING FLASHES by Terri Lee Grell
AT THE GATHERING by KR
FLYING KITE by Bambi Lyn Walker
THE WORDS OF A RENGA by KR
RIVER WITHIN by Larry Giddings
NANCY SMILES AND SAYS by Robert Flannery
EINSTEIN AND DALI by Ken C. Leibman
WHAT IS IS NOT by Bob Jessup
TUNDRA WIND by Eric Folsom
JUNK CARS by Terri Lee Grell
LIKE A DARK BIRD by LS
SPOTTED OWL by Terri Lee Grell
CHERRY NOW by Larry C. Gross
COBWEB’S LACE by Terri Lee Grell
ICE by Bob Jessup
FILLING THE LAMP by Eric Folsom
REDWOOD SHADOWS by Tundra Wind aka Jim Wilson
THE SPANISH ZEN MASTER by Simon Doubleday
NOWHERE TO SERVE by Robert Flannery
BLOWING IN MY EAR by Celeste Fannin
FLARE by John M. Bennett
EGGS IN ONE BASKET by Jean A. Jorgensen
PANTY HOSE by Jane Reichhold
GETTING OLDER by Mary Wittry-Mason
LISTENING by Larry Gross
ON TARGET by Werner Reichhold
SWELLING IN THE SUN by Steve McComas
WILDFLOWERS by Ken C. Leibman
CLOSE SHAVE by Jane Reichhold
LANGUAGE ECOLOGY by Ronan
FOUR-LEAF CLOVERS by Elizabeth St Jacques
HEAR THE NIGHTINGALE SING by Jean A. Jorgensen
TEN YEARS AFTER by Carlos Colón
OPENEDOOR by Carlos Colón
BE BLANK by John M. Bennett
JUST DAUGHTERS by Giselle Maya
MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME by Robert Flannery
TIME by Joyce Sandeen Johnson
AT THE BEACH by Robert Flannery
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