wind battered crows ascend from a naked tree leafy silhouettes Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #6 A Leafless Tree (Soseki Natsume) We have a new episode of the special feature ‘’crossroads’, a challenge to create a ‘fusion haiku’ from two given haiku. This week both haiku were written by Soseki […]
sandy footprints fade promises echo in echo in shells holiday romance Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Romancing Haiku #1 beach For this first episode of Carpe Diem’s new feature Romancing Haiku, the theme is ‘the beach’.
the millstone has stopped hidden beneath frost and ice a hungry temple snow drops from a branch […]
her eyes are broken lozenges of shifting glass patterns of rainbows Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Vision
a warrior dreams mountain path leading homeward scent of plum blossom Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #5 scent of plum blossoms In a new episode of the CD ‘fusion’ feature, Crossroads, our challenge is to create a new haiku from two given haiku by Basho: summer grasses all that remains […]
cock crow opens doors welcoming the rising sun a flurry of dust Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation Use That Quote: rising sun This week’s episode of the Weekend Meditationis a challnge to create haiku, tanka or haibun inspired by a quotation from René Daumal, the writer of ‘Mount Analogue’: […]
inky streak of cloud in peripheral vision raindrop of a thought Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Beginnings Susan has given us a whole range of images, saying and poems to help us ponder the question of ‘how to begin’, which she says has generated books upon books in every […]