pheasants at the gate bright feathers come floating down strange autumn leaves Kim M. Russell, 28th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #56 Crossroads This weekend our challenge is to create a ‘fusion’ haiku from four given haiku in a Crossroads hineri episode. We may choose two or all four haiku from […]
torn by a cold wind in a month of falling leaves paper doors slam shut torn by a cold wind sparrows cling to bare branches no morning bird song in a month of falling leaves sunrise leaves its breath on a stagnant pond paper doors slam shut keeping out the winter chill a moment longer […]
when we are apart I inhale your ghostly scent with each lonely breath Kim M. Russell, 28th 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’.
Writing by wide windows, I can see the earth and sky, birds and deer catch my eye. In spring, blossom flutters in the trees and the scent of honeysuckle drifts on the breeze. The cat and I watch autumn leaves and winter snowflakes fall, a spider build a cobweb and a snail leave a silvery […]