Andromeda Flowers

intoxicating among cascades of petals a blushing spring bride Kim M. Russell, April 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1195 (Theme Week 1) Andromeda flowers (or Ashibi/Asebi no hana) In the first episode of our April Theme Week, Chèvrefeuille has reminded us that this month is all about classical kigo (season […]

Caging Haiku

haiku to the moon captured in the tallest tree heavenly streetlamp Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #15 birdcage Chèvrefeuille has welcomed us to a new ‘weekend-meditation’, a new episode of Universal Jane, in which he has shared an article written by Jane, entitled ‘Building an Excellent Birdcage’. In her […]

Childhood Goblins

Towers, chimneys and rooftops disintegrate in a colourwash of sunset and night’s ink drops spill into puddles of dreams, when children hear the goblins cry: “Come buy our fruits, come buy, come buy!” Curious thoughts enter little heads that lie in comfort on soft pillows, invade the safety of their beds, pull at the quilts, remove the […]