April Wedding

blossoming plum trees soaked by showery breeze wedding confetti Kim M. Russell, 25th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1633 Wedding In today’s episode of ‘A New Route Leaving Kumano Kodo’ we have another modern kigo for spring, taken from A Dictionary of Haiku: ‘wedding’. We’ve been given a couple of examples of haiku […]

The Joy of Light 11

a spark in jade eyes ever the playful kitten warm purr and soft fur Kim M. Russell, 26th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light In a new retreat, we have a period of 30 days to create haiku and tanka on the theme of The Joy of […]

Trolling

Each night in dreams I stroll and troll for pearls [of wisdom] with which to pay the mermaids for all the magical songs they troll [la la] to keep at bay the ugly troll (de loll] hiding in the shadows of the computer screen. Kim M. Russell, 25th March 2019 My response to dVerse Poets […]