fragile daisy chain woven by little fingers priceless memories Kim M. Russell, 22nd October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1767 Daisies With only ten days remaining in Carpe Diem’s birthday month, today the theme is daisies. Advertisements
Two of my haiku have been included in the latest Poetry Pea Podcast Series 2 Episode 20: Spirits, in which I’m in the company of excellent haiku poets, including the wonderful Isabel Caves. They are read by Patricia and you can read along with the notes that accompany it on the Poetry Pea website. You can also listen […]
companionable scratching behind the wainscot little harvest mouse Kim M. Russell, 21st October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1766 mouse This month we are celebrating Carpe Diem’s 7th birthday and the smaller creatures of nature. Today we are creating haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry forms on the theme of the ‘mouse’.
a grasshopper sings camouflaged in sun-dried grass sudden leap of faith Kim M. Russell, 7th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1759 Grasshopper Today’s small creature in the celebratory prompt is the grasshopper. An example haiku inspired by the grasshopper is by Issa: giddy grasshopper take care…do not leap and crush these pearls of […]
tiniest of birds sun-bright gem and humming wings dotted with pollen Kim M. Russell, 6th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1758 Hummingbird This month Carpe Diem is celebrating its seventh anniversary with a tribute to the small creatures and creations of Mother Nature. Today we have the hummingbird.
beneath the tarmac ancient footprints left behind forever frozen Kim M. Russell, 6th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #105 Turn Back Time For the first weekend meditation of October 2019, when we are celebrating Carpe Diem’s 7th anniversary, we have a new feature: ‘Turn Back Time’; we’re revisiting challenges we’ve had […]
neon blue flashes shimmering dragonflies dance in sunlit garden Kim M. Russell, 4th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1757 Dragonfly In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, we have another beautiful ‘small creature’, the dragonfly. I’ve ‘photo-shopped’ a haiku I posted back in 2016.