Never Say Goodbye – a Quadrille for Walt

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Farewell until we see you again chasing your shadowy words, sewing them into rhyme, watching the time on the tick-tock crocodile clock. Never lose your Peter Pan spirit: in the Neverland of a virtual pub, a drink […]

Apples in Autumn

spring apple blossom spread gentle scent; now fading leaves hide russet fruit © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Special Japanese Poetry In The Lowlands #2 Jurgen Diepstraten In the second CD-Special of Japanese Poetry In The Lowlands, Chèvrefeuille has introduced us to Jurgen Diepstraten and his haiku: hoor de tijd verstild zelfs […]

The Flash of a Dragonfly’s Blush

watery mirror surface shimmer of river reflects metallic flash of neon blue and green awash with dragonfly’s blush © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #8 dragonfly Following the introduction of the third Tanka Writing Technique by Teika ‘Elegant Beauty’, Chèvrefeuille has chosen ‘dragonfly’ as today’s prompt, […]