Waiting for Autumn

anticipation – a flock of swans’ beating wings foreshadows changes sunset-hued flowers herald the glow of autumnal earth Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1227 waiting for autumn (Aki tikashi, Aki wo matsu) Our classical prompt for today, ‘waiting for autumn’ (Aki tikashi, Aki wo matsu), is taken from the Kiyose, a […]

Departure #1

autumn comes in fast temperatures shift, currents change summer birds depart sunny mornings vaporise into mist and cloudy skies Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Autumn Retreat 2017 ‘departure’ Every season, Chèvrefeuille tries to organize a ‘retreat’; the one for this autumn starts on 15th July and ends on 15th […]


the common lousewort has a magical power humble mountain herb camouflaged in shades of leaves and beautiful curved flowers Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1203 Pedicularis In today’s episode of CDHK we are looking again at the alternative health care of Tibet. Chèvrefeuille tells us that the […]