Morning Breeze

willow branches bounce in a flurry of spring air and morning gladness whispering to daffodils ‘Raise your faces to the sun!’ Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1177 Theme Week Hafiz (3) morning breeze Today Chèvrefeuille has shared another poem by Hafiz, taken from Drunk on the Wind of the Beloved and […]

Awakening

on the window sill there are buds on the orchid the herbs look greener each watering reminds them the spring garden is awake Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1175 Theme Week Hafiz (1) potted plant This is the first episode of the Theme Week (new style), in which Chèvrefeuille will bring […]

Silence is Golden

modest daffodils nod in secluded gardens radiating sun they raise their yellow trumpets resonate golden silence Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Namasté The Spiritual Way #5 self consciousness In a new episode of ‘weekend-meditation’, Chèvrefeuille has shared a poem by the poet Thomas Hood (1799-1845), which he says can be read […]

Stone

with a humble stone we can grind grains to make bread or finish a wall leaving clouds to do their job: gather rain, then let it fall Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image of woman grinding grain found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1169 humble In this episode Chèvrefeuille has shared another poem by […]