At the bottom of the garden, just beyond the gate is a perfect, peaceful bench where I can sit and wait in the company of dragonflies, swans and their faithful mates. Soothed by sun-spangled water, hypnotised by boats, I anticipate a flash, a kingfisher flame to skitter low and coruscate, bubble and ripple in the […]
In the machinations of the cosmos, we’re on Earth below and high above us a silver lunar eye and swirling stars. We expect the unexpected, even when we know seasons must come around again in Nature’s karmic puppet show. Comedy or tragedy, she writes the rules in moon-silvered chalk; she sings the songs while we […]
ephemeral puff airy dandelion clock waiting for a breeze Kim M. Russell, 5th July 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1468 fragile Today’s image to inspire Japanese poetry has the title ‘fragile’. My haiku is dedicated to my mum who would have been 81 today. I chose a different image for Mum.