The coastline has a rugged spine of cliff, its rocky ribs rising with every breath of wind and wave that shifts the distant skiff; its feet stand firm and solid in the depth of salty water tugging at its bones to try and drag it to a salty death. The tides have loosened roots and […]
naive lovers’ souls orbiting in the unknown two moons face to face Kim M. Russell, 25th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2018 Love Eternally It’s time for Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat, a period of 30 days to write haiku or tanka every day on a specific theme: ‘love eternally’.
courtesan and monk, sleeping under one roof together, moon in a field of clover © Basho (Tr. Chèvrefeuille) heart-warmed by the wantonness and intense scent of beauty Kim M. Russell, 25th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1529 Together … (Tan Renga Challenge) Together is the theme for today and the challenge is to […]
in the hollow of a halo of fresh snow on the willow a lone crow echoes oh how cold this frost-bound sound Kim M. Russell, 25th October 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Winter Sumana says that, in the place where she lives, winter’s brief entry is most welcome: the nip in […]