silent carillon poisonous pale perfection of sweet-scented bells a green leaf in snow and ice waving goodbye to winter Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1281 Suzuran (Lily of the Valley) Today we have a classical kigo from an episode first posted in July 2015. Chèvrefeuille has challenged […]
romance is not red nor a discarded flower lost in the city it’s feet walking together synchronisation of hearts Kim M. Russell. 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Time Glass #1 re-start ‘Time Glass’ is a real-time challenge in which the goal is to create theme-inspired haiku or tanka within 36 hours. Chèvrefeuille says that […]
melting into the sea the full moon leaves a candle bright Jane Reichhold autumn needs a path of light to guide her into winter Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1273 Into The Sea Today we have a Tan Renga Challenge […]
tired feet wade in sand grit irritates oyster eye creating a pearl a mirage in the distance oasis for travellers Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1270 desert travellers (Karunesh) In a new episode of our luster month October 2017 celebrating five years of CDHK, Chèvrefeuille remembers Jane Reichhold and returns to […]
celebration finally the snow has gone early plum blossom opening tiny bud fists a flutter of petal hands convocation drowsy daffodils raise heads tickled by the sun trumpets glisten with fresh dew heralding silent fanfares jubilation from freshly festooned branches solo blackbird voice bird and human together rejoice in the spring garden Kim M. Russell, […]
starry memory observing constellations ancient dot-to-dot the night sky shifted and bathed the sea with spectral shimmer Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1264 Borealis (Northern Lights) This month Carpe Diem celebrates its fifth anniversary, for which Chèvrefeuille has chosen a variety of themes and prompts from past posts in a trip […]
newly harvested freshly-ground flour drifts through hands few ingredients kneaded with a magic touch baked into the staff of life Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1258 daily bread Another image found on Tumblr, this time it’s of bread!