shivering full moon slides into water covered with goose bumps Kim M. Russell, 16th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1703 skinny dipping in the moonlight Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai we are skinny dipping in the moonlight! For those of you who may not understand the ambiguity, ‘full moon of Brighton’ means […]
She’s a bright splatter of golden petalled bloom anchored in earth with her many faces in a single head. Her roots absorb toxins from the flowerbed as she worships the sun, tracking its movement across the sky with the loyalty of a lover’s eye. Kim M. Russell, 15th July 2019 My response to dVerse Poets […]
Patricia has kindly included two of my haiku in the latest Poetry Pea Podcast Series 2 Episode 14: Trees. There are some stunning tree haiku from around the world, and Patricia reads them beautifully. You can listen to the podcast as well as read the notes to accompany it on the Poetry Pea website.
after the summer heat raindrops kissing my naked body Ah! that coolness Chèvrefeuille after the summer heat longs days in vanishing shade a hopeful cloud raindrops kissing my naked body replacing dust and sweat […]
in a quiet world the tinkling of bicycles bells and a warm breeze Kim M. Russell, 14th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #93 Carpe Diem’s Utopia: transportation For this weekend’s meditation we have a new episode of our Carpe Diem’s Utopia, a challenge you to create classical haiku or tanka with […]
I haven’t submitted to Visual Verse in a long while, but I was inspired by July’s image by Franck V.- and my poem has been included! You can either click here to read all of the poems and find mine on page 25, or you can go directly to ‘Inner Robot‘.
The tiny ballerina danced to a melody from Swan Lake played on tiny bells when you opened the lid – she posed before a mirror en pointe, like I once did. A heap of trinkets sparkled, a treasure trove to me, glittering golden brooches, dangling earrings with rubies and an emerald buckle bangle: my Sunday […]