hidden in willow a cat with celandine eyes fresh scent of new buds lunar courtesan tangled in a birch branch tattered kimono rambling cherry tree her branches yield sparse blossom humble offering Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018 Peace Within For Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018, Chèvrefeuille has […]
colours of nature painted on a starling’s wings a van Gogh nightscape Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018 Peace Within For Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018, Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a haiku or tanka inspired on the theme of ‘Peace Within’ every day during a period of […]
pink peony opens to the touch of sun a geisha’s lips Kim M. Russell My response to Carpe Diem #1356 The Peony Lantern (Japanese fairy-tale) In today’s episode of our Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, we have a new Japanese fairytale: ‘The Peony Lantern’.
Time is a constant artist: a sculptor tracing years on skin from the moment we began; an artist reflecting colours of spring, summer and autumn; a playwright feeding us our lines; a novelist unfolding chapters in our book. Now we have time to pause and marvel at the winter sun composing poetry in our garden. […]