In the canteen…

the women from the shop floor compare notes – the new fore- man’s cute. They speculate whether he’s available and watch together as he approaches the counter. The girl behind the steaming urn eyes him up as he waits his turn, smiles and flutters lashes like spiders’ legs, gives him an extra helping of scrambled […]


late icicles drip sun-spangled rivers gurgle winter’s departing Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1189 thaw (yukidoke) Today Chèvrefeuille has presented us with a less known kigo, ‘thaw’ (yukidoke)”. He reminds us that ‘thaw’ has two meanings: a period of warmer weather that thaws ice and snow; and […]