Kite

caught by the wind entangled in a kite’s tail a child’s laughter Kim M. Russell, 5th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1641 a modern kigo: Kite In a new episode, we have another modern kigo from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku. watercolor class the painted blue sky becomes a kite flying a kite […]

California Poppy

flower in flames imbued with vernal essence a golden blaze Kim M. Russell, 28th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1636 California poppy (modern kigo) Today’s modern kigo for spring has been taken from Jane Reichhold’s  Dictionary of Haiku, section spring, sub-section plants: it’s ‘California poppy’. The haiku example was created by Jane Reichhold […]

April Wedding

blossoming plum trees soaked by showery breeze wedding confetti Kim M. Russell, 25th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1633 Wedding In today’s episode of ‘A New Route Leaving Kumano Kodo’ we have another modern kigo for spring, taken from A Dictionary of Haiku: ‘wedding’. We’ve been given a couple of examples of haiku […]