bone-weary we wavegood riddance to the old yearlight beyond the hill Kim M. Russell, 30th December 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1842 End of Year As 2020 draws to a close, Chèvrefeuille reminds us what a dreadful year it was, a year of illness and loss, with a lockdown even at Carpe Diem Haiku […]
I have a haiku in the last Poetry Pea Podcast of 2020, a wonderful collection of haiku with no verbs! Please listen to the Patricia’s dulcet tones presenting the podcast or just read the show notes – there is such a wide range of topics and techniques from around the world. You can get to […]
a break in grey cloudhoney light on fallen leavesburnished russet hues Kim M. Russell, 19th November 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1839 colours of life Chèvrefeuille is back with a prompt on the theme of ‘colours of life’ which, he says, not only has to do with autumn, but also with life itself.
once in a blue moonthe beauty of a momentseldom and fleeting Kim M. Russell, 2nd November 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1838 Blue Moon On 31st October, we had a Blue Moon, even more special as it occurred at Halloween, and the second full moon in a month, which is why today’s theme is […]
so many questionsthis year there are only leavesblowing in the wind Kim M. Russell, 28th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1837 blowing in the wind With only a few days left of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, today’s challenge is to create a haiku, even a troiku from […]
I’m delighted to have a found haiku in this month’s Poetry Pea Podcast. There’s a great selection of haiku found in a wide range of places. Listen to Patricia, read the show notes, or do both at: https://poetrypea.com/series-3-episode-20-found-poetry/
wandering thoughtsfootprints across time and spacemelting with clouds Kim M. Russell, 16th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: #1836 Daydreaming Carpe Diem’s 8th anniversary’ month has reached its halfway point and today our prompt is ‘daydreaming’, which is a modern kigo (seasonword) for summer. Chèvrefeuille says, in summer, […]
hidden in the shadeof the willow, I avoidthe sun’s burning kiss Kim M. Russell, 14th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1835 caught by the call (Hando) Today we are being inspired by Hando’s haiku: caught by the callof the flowers and mountain, I forgethow […]
my daughter’s gardenbeneath giant tournesolsa smile of sunshine Vincent’s sunflowersthe only remaining lightin a grey landscape October raindropsthe last of the sunflowersdisappearing Kim M. Russell, 13th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: Carpe Diem #1834 sunflowers Today’s flash-back into Carpe Diem’s rich […]
among falling leavesstillness of a butterflyhibernation Kim M. Russell, 8th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: Carpe Diem #1833 butterfly Today’s theme is butterfly.