steaming cup of tea perfumed with flowers and spice waking memories Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1265 perfume In the first ‘regular’ prompt of October, when Chèvrefeuille is taking us on a trip down memory lane via prompts from five years of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, he has chosen ‘perfume’. He […]


celebration finally the snow has gone early plum blossom opening tiny bud fists a flutter of petal hands convocation drowsy daffodils raise heads tickled by the sun trumpets glisten with fresh dew heralding silent fanfares jubilation from freshly festooned branches solo blackbird voice bird and human together rejoice in the spring garden Kim M. Russell, […]


starry memory observing constellations ancient dot-to-dot the night sky shifted and bathed the sea with spectral shimmer Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1264 Borealis (Northern Lights) This month Carpe Diem celebrates its fifth anniversary, for which Chèvrefeuille has chosen a variety of themes and prompts from past posts in a trip […]