Pines – May Tan Renga

wind in the pines swirls upward to heaven whispered prayers                                     © Candy freeze into snowflake crystals icing on fragrant needles                        Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #17 wind in the pines (Candy) Chèvrefeuille has reminded us that Tan Renga Challenge […]

Ascension

shadow silhouette of a bird of prey ascends – my soul leaps and soars above spring-warmed earth heat glows sun-silvered and bird-haunted Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Namasté The Spiritual Way – Ascension In this new episode, Chèvrefeuille challenges us to create haiku, tanka or another Japanese […]

A Drop of Dew – May Tan Renga

a drop of dew sits on a rock like a diamond                               © Kawabata Bosha its sparkles fading slowly in the heat of midday sun           Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #16 a drop of dew (Bosha) Today’s  ‘hokku’ is by  a lesser […]

Ancient Road – May Tan Renga

ancient road… the trails of the masters absorbed in fallen leaves            © Adjei Agyei-Baah the past clings to naked feet walking in ancestors’ dust           Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Getty Images My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #15 ancient road (Adjei Agyei Baah) Today we have another ‘hokku’ by […]