autumn storms reveal the playfulness of corvids buffeted black shapes bare auburn branches outlines against a gnarled sky the cawing of crows Kim M. Russell, 18th June 2020 My response to dVerse Poets Pub Meeting the Bar: Imagism Revisited This Thursday, Frank T invites us to delve into the poetic craft of imagery, which involves […]
Thank you to Patricia of Poetry Pea for sharing my haiku on Pea TV Moments today, and to Robert Horrobin, for the video.
flashing butterfly among the honeysuckle a neon blue spark Kim M. Russell, 14th May 2020 A haiku for dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night It’s my husband’s birthday today, so I’m keeping it brief with a haiku and a small butterfly.
full-bellied moon hovering over the trees a seasonal pause Kim M. Russell, 11th May, 2020 My response to Carpe Diem’s Time Challenge 2 Super Moon I’m so pleased to see Carpe Diem back on-line but sorry that I missed the first Time Challenge, which is now once a week. Our goal is to create a […]
errant porpoises trapped inside the harbour wall the sun’s a beachball call of the harbour nets strung between the boatsheds sparkling with sea salt avalanche of fish tumbling down the harbour wall no more plastic bags Kim M. Russell, 17th April 2020 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads NaPoWriMo Day 17 Play it […]
so many temples echoing with pilgrims’ prayers peaceful path to zen Kim M. Russell, 2nd March 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1820: Introduction to Shikoku Island This March we will be walking the pilgrimage along the 88 temples on Shikoku Island together to find inspiration for Japanese poetry, following in the footsteps of Buddhists, […]
the colour of love in all my favourite songs Joni Mitchell’s Blue Kim M. Russell, 27th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1818: the colour of love Today the theme is ‘The Colour Of Love’ and we have a tanka by Jane Reichhold to inspire us: too old for new love the moon rises […]
night thaws to morning the clean broom of spring snowfall sweeping cold from stones night thaws to morning a rim of frost on the grass turning to dew the clean broom of spring snowfall biting wind and ice gentled by the sun sweeping cold from stones leaves a wake of greenery a morning bouquet Kim […]
my grandfather I said I would marry him when I grew up Kim M. Russell, 22nd February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1815 Haiku: first love In Friday’s belated episode of Carpe Diem’s Haiku Kai, we are writing about first love.
in a broken heart butterfly kisses echo fading memories Kim M. Russell, 20th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1814: lost love In today’s episode, the prompt is ‘lost Love’.