Inspired by the Moon

She was twelve, and the summer holidays were only days away – no school, long days of freedom, and excitement in the air. Dad kept his promise. They’d watched the launch repeat on the news and then he woke her up in the middle of the night to sit side by side on the sofa, […]

Perfumed Question

honeysuckle blooms starlit in the night how does it spill fragrance? Kim M. Russell, 22nd July 2019 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Roads Weekend Mini-Challenge: Pick 2 Prompts, Any Prompts! then Senryū or Elfchen or Cherita I’m catching up with reading and writing after a weekend with my daughter son-in-law and grandson, so […]


gentle breeze blowing ripples on chamomile tea a shady willow Kim M. Russell, 22nd July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1707 cooling on the porch (hashi-i), classical haiku Today our challenge is to create haiku following the classical rules with a classical kigo from the Shiki Saijiki, ‘cooling on the porch (hashi-i)’, part of […]