Happiness in the Quiet Garden

scent of trees

sanctity of leaf shadows

morning sounds


© Kim M. Russell, 2016


My response to Carpe Diem #1052 Happiness

In this episode, Chèvrefeuille told us about some of the things that made Jane Reichold happy and shared some of her haiku to inspire us:

a great gift
a day on the beach
given to me

curve of a heel
rising with my happiness
waving grass

same style
the blue dress worn more
than the black

summer fresh

my hair washed 
in sunshine

© Jane Reichhold

All the above haiku are taken from “A Dictionary of Haiku” a saijiki created by Jane Reichhold with modern kigo (seasonwords). These haiku are from the part of Summer Moods kigo “happiness”.


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