emerald sparkles reflected in morning dew leaves, grass and shamrock Kim M. Russell, 17th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Time Glass 2019-02 shimmering dew This weekend we have a new CD Time Glass episode, in which we respond to a haiku, a tanka, a waka, an image or just a word with a […]
green luminescence incipiency of buds dancing on the breeze Kim M. Russell, 16th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light What a delight! I’ve returned from a hiatus, during which I visited my daughter and grandson, and spent a weekend in London, have managed to catch up with […]
bright kites aflutter above cherry blossomed trees a fresh scented breeze Kim M. Russell, 23rd February 2019 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Weekend Challenge: Season Your Poetry Toni is hosting this weekend with some season words or kigo for spring. She reminds us that the haiku is all about being in the […]
opening curtains after a long dark winter sunny day bursts in A haiku I wrote and posted on 17th February 2016, which I’d forgotten about but describes today perfectly. the sky is bluer birds are singing once again caressed by sunshine Kim M. Russell, 17th February 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #72 […]
no longer naked fragile blossomed cherry trees dancing in the rain no longer naked limbs are covered with pink frills rippled by the breeze fragile blossomed cherry trees bursting with new buds ephemeral youth dancing in the rain a last flurry of petals strewn across the path Kim M. Russell, 10th February 2019 My response […]
plump drops of dawn dew pregnant with bursts of sunlight new life awakens Kim M. Russell, 4th February 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Rebirth of an Old Feature: Time Glass 1 Crystal A time-challenging feature entitled ‘Time Glass’ has been resurrected at Carpe Diem and the goal is to create haiku or tanka inspired […]
brightest chrome yellow petals spatter the canvas still-life sunflowers Kim M. Russell, 3rd February 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #70 The Quest for a New Masterpiece continues … sunflower In the first weekend meditation of February, our challenge is an episode of ‘Quest for a New Masterpiece’ on the theme of ‘sunflower’.