abundant landscape a riot of cool green shade tousled by the wind Kim M. Russell, 28th June 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1464 wind in the verdure (aoarashi) In the last regular episode of June, our classical summer kigo is: wind in the verdure (aoarashi): wind through green leaves or the greenness of summer. […]
logged tree see the larger cut end is a harvest moon pale rings of age radiate […]
the day’s stagnant heat ripples with fluid warbling the fading blossom Kim M. Russell, 28th June 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1463 old bush warbler (oiuguisu) Today’s classical summer kigo is ‘old bush warbler’ (oiuguisu), also known as the Japanese nightingale. We have several examples of haiku and tanka with this kigo for inspiration.