The Joy of Light 29

a slant of sunlight
cutting a cloud of dust motes
spring cleaning begins

Kim M. Russell, 13th April 2019

Image result for dust motes dancing in the sunbeams
Dust Motes Dancing in the Sunbeams 1900, Vilhelm Hammershoi – image found on Wikipedia

My response to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light

The penultimate haiku In our retreat, in which we had 30 days to create haiku and tanka on the theme of The Joy of Light.

4 thoughts on “The Joy of Light 29

  1. Hi Kim,

    I’m liking your blog and love your haiku poems especially. While I’ve been ‘Nature Writing’ for a while I’m new to haiku. Your recent haiku of the Brimstone butterfly and Goldfinch prompted me to have a go at a couple of my own …

    goldfinch sing
    harmonic colours
    of aural alchemy

    morning glory
    ethereal beauty
    of holly blue

    Best Wishes

    Clive (another blogger following you from North Wales)

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much for reading and commenting, Clive. I enjoyed your haiku very much. You could change ‘sing’ to ‘song’, omit the word ‘of’ and still retain their beauty and meaning, and the lines can be reversed too!. Best wishes, Kim

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