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 […]