Wrists and heart bound by barbed wire, the intimacy of fear chills her bones. She is timid as a sea anemone; if you try to touch her, she contracts spontaneously, alters shape dramatically, stings you with her venom. Kim M. Russell, 2017 MKA Photography My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #175
captured by a fan a cooling breeze on her face flirtatious geisha Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1225 cool, cool evening, cool wind (Suzushi,Ryofu) Today we have a classical kigo for summer: cool, cool evening, cool wind (Suzushi,Ryofu).
a rustle of wings silver terns sweep autumn skies ripples on water Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on rspb.org.uk My response to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure”
Early this morning, as I was catching up with comments and prompts, I received an unexpected message: ‘Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com! You registered on WordPress.com 2 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging.’ This gave me some cheer on a Monday morning. Although I retired from teaching three years ago, […]
Some shine like celadon, confidence permeates every pore, while others, abashed and nervous, sag like vacant old sofas to the floor, salvaged by a café for the poor and homeless, a place to read and drink tea, chat over mugs of steaming coffee, clip articles from out-of-date magazines donated by local charities, debating the offal […]
shriek of a whistle summer train’s about to leave tears at the window Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure”
two white butterflies spiralling among flowers star-crossed summer love Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on telegraph.co.uk My response to Carpe Diem Writing and Enjoying Haiku #3 classical haiku In this week’s ‘weekend meditation’, Chèvrefeuille has brought us an episode ‘Writing and Enjoying Haiku’, inspired by Jane Reichhold’s book. In the last episode, we had […]