Monday 6 March 2023

Tan - Renga Poetry Collaboration - by Christina Chin (Malaysia) & Uchechukwu Onyedikam (Nigeria)


Tan - Renga Poetry Collaboration by Christina Chin (Malaysia) & Uchechukwu Onyedikam (Nigeria)

the village 

witch doctor's


summer sun disappears

uplifting blind eyes 

now gone

the chance of beauty

taste on my lips

the sweat salt

and rare meat




of rain
drenched in old memory
she comes with murder
at the sight
of a cockroach

time between us

our hearts running on muse

lover — and a friend

she is not

but a fiend


wind & tree

peace of mortals

a utopian 


Christina Chin is a painter and haiku poet. 

She is four-time recipient of top 100 in the mDAC Summit Contests. They were exhibited at the Palo Alto Art Center, Califonia. 

She is the sole haiku contributor for the MusArt book of Randall Vemer's paintings published by ArtReach Publication, Portland, Oregon. 

1st prize winner of the 34th Annual Cherry Blossom Sakura Festival 2020 Haiku Contest.  

1st prize winner in the 8th Setouchi Matsuyama 2019 Photohaiku Contest and won two City Soka Saitama's 2020 haiku prizes. She is published in numerous journals, multilingual journals and anthologies including Japan's haiku monthly magazine, Haikukai (俳句界).


Uchechukwu Onyedikam is a Nigerian creative artist based in Lagos, Nigeria.  His poems have appeared in Amsterdam Quarterly, Brittle Paper, Poetic Africa, Hood Communists, Lothlorien Poetry Journal and in print anthologies.  Christina Chin and he have co-published Pouring Light on the Hills (2022),

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