sunshine’s a memory stuffed into feathery clouds with tomorrow’s snow Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #8 gathering clouds In this new episode of the Carpe Diem feature in honour of Jane Reichhold, Chèvrefeuille has inspired us with some ‘winter’ haiku by Jane: gathering clouds heavy and dark with holding […]
choir of angels raises heavenly voices musical conquest Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1088 Conquest Of Paradise by Vangelis Chèvrefeuille has shared a music video today called ‘Conquest of Paradise’ by Vangelis, a modern classical composer.
silence of fresh frost glistening on the footpath broken underfoot Kim M. Russell, 2016 Photograph by David Russell My twenty-third haiku for the Carpe Diem First Winter Retreat 2016 the kick off – find the silence
In spring, at the end of my grandparents’ Otherwise tidy garden, I gazed for hours At scruffy clumps of white and purple flowers: Granddad called them honesty, Which puzzled me. I watched their pretty petals perish, Leaving brown paper parcels of seeds, Waiting to be buffeted on a breeze Whose windy fingers would peel away […]
Six o’clock is muted; A few birds mutter tentatively As if morning is disputed, Unsure of their internal clocks Due to the absent Crowing of the neighbour’s cock. The sky is opaque with autumn mist The colour of an old vest. Hanging from the pinch of plastic pegs, Limp washing drips. Silence sizzles. And then, […]