Random-word Renga!

Please. In the comments section: wow us with your random-word renga!

The random words are:

  • HIMALAYAS
  • DICKENS
  • RECREATE

[Note: I have cleverly gone ALL CAPS in an effort to allow for maximum malleability!]

Remember: the form is as follows:

Five syllables
Seven syllables
Five syllables

Seven syllables
Seven syllables

The last two lines somehow comment and/or take a new/surprising perspective on the first three lines.

14 thoughts on “Random-word Renga!

  1. Jasmine J August 29, 2011 / 7:15 pm

    Himalayas cry
    Snow recreates the white face
    tread softly children

    children do not heed warning
    Avalanches are invoked.

  2. Ryan August 29, 2011 / 7:16 pm

    stir up my essence
    recreate it as soft as
    the Himalayas

    not a pale snow– a deep green
    summer so that I won’t end

  3. Jessica August 29, 2011 / 7:17 pm

    The Himalayas
    Sound of mind and body can
    recreate the soul.
    I softly call the dickens
    to my snowy safe-haven.

  4. Adriane August 29, 2011 / 7:17 pm

    Did I hear that right?
    Recreate Charles Dickens?
    The teacher is nuts.
    The man is cooler than the
    Himalayas. There’s no way.

  5. sophia August 29, 2011 / 7:17 pm

    the himalayas
    beautiful like Dickens’ words
    born to recreate

    they perform the work of god
    like a dreaming little bird

  6. Amanda August 29, 2011 / 7:19 pm

    Himalayas? Odd.
    Well, ain’t that just the dickens.
    How the hell do I…?

    recreate the sand.
    sheep bleat at curses.

  7. Jay B. August 29, 2011 / 7:19 pm

    and Dickens galloped
    across the Himalayas
    recreating sound

    racing against the sunset
    God’s hands close over the clouds

  8. jasmine w. August 29, 2011 / 7:20 pm

    the sun moves like hands
    rise like the Himalayas
    recreate the earth

    Dickens watches, face upturned
    the melody of rebirth

  9. Lauren August 29, 2011 / 7:21 pm

    The Himalayas
    Re-create the horizon.
    On a blue canvas.

    What the dickens, you may say—
    White on blue can be painted.

  10. Dakotah August 29, 2011 / 7:21 pm

    the himalayas
    you recreate when we met
    it was less cold then

    charles dickins would be ashamed
    of our bawdy appearance

  11. Carmen August 29, 2011 / 7:24 pm

    Not himalayas —
    pink flurries recreate salt
    what the dickens — soup?

    snowing sensical snowflakes
    the flurries whirl forever

  12. Liam August 29, 2011 / 7:26 pm

    Recreate the snow
    upon the Himalayas,
    wind like the dickens.

    And the eye of the sky is
    the breath of the sun undone

  13. Laura August 29, 2011 / 7:26 pm

    recreate the taste
    of the himalayas
    in dickens’s dust
    forget all the lost stories
    as you climb above the clouds

  14. Antoinette August 29, 2011 / 7:39 pm

    You scared the dickens
    out of me, so much so I
    could not recreate

    When we talk no it’s colder than
    I felt on Himalayas

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