Poetry Pea Filmku Podcast

I am delighted that Patricia of Poetry Pea has kindly included two of my ‘filmku’ in her latest podcast. There are notes to accompany the podcast on the Poetry Pea website, in which you can read haiku and senryu on the topic of film, together with brief information about the poets. The topic for May […]

Poetic Pollen

I inhale yellow: pollen dances on sunlight inhabiting air. Two geese overhead; their wing beats stir the cherry pink and freshly bloomed. Pollen-dusted bees zip in and out of flowers – honeyed promises. Kim M. Russell, 20th April 2019 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Weekend Mini-Challenge, in April: Three Spring Shorts Magaly […]

Shining Wind

a fledgling’s first leap floating on sun-sprinkled wind morning birdsong Kim M. Russell, 17th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1649 shining wind (kaze hikaru) In our exploration of classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for spring, today we have another classical kigo taken from the Shiki Saijiki: ‘shining wind’ (kaze hikaru), which refers to […]

Hibari

above the saltmarsh skylark wavers on the breeze a duet with reeds Kim M. Russell, 16th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1648 skylark (hibari) Throughout April we are exploring classical and non-classical kigo for spring and today we have another classical kigo taken from the Shiki saijiki: hibari (skylark).