fragile beautywritten with frosty fingersa dawn haiku cranberries covered with sugara taste of winteryet to come first hoarfrostfragile cobweb spans the gatemagical Kim M. Russell, 24th November 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1840 Hoarfrost Chèvrefeuille reminds us that it’s pretty much winter in the Northern hemisphere and we have already had our first hoarfrost, […]
orange and yellowstrung out in leafy buntingcompost’s fine bouquet Kim M. Russell, 1st October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates its 8th anniversary – Carpe Diem 1829 Introduction to a new month and a haiku for National Poetry Day in the UK
water spattered gold low sunlight on fallen leaves autumn memory Kim M. Russell, 31st March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light In a new retreat, we have a period of 30 days to create haiku and tanka on the theme of The Joy of Light.
the scent of autumn that sweet smell of decaying leaves stronger after rain the scent of autumn seasonal melancholy distilled in amber that sweet smell of decaying leaves wraps the drowsy soil a golden blanket stronger after rain it mingles with petrichor colour turns to grey Kim M. Russell, 18th November 2018 My response to […]
the first leaves smoulder setting fire to every tree a resplendent blush Kim M. Russell, 7th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Quest for a (new) masterpiece #4 autumn leaves also linked to Poets United Poetry Pantry In a new episode of the Carpe Diem special ‘(new) masterpiece’ feature, the challenge is to create […]
single yellow leaf the first on the cherry tree it hung there all week yesterday the wind blew strong the yellow leaf has fallen Kim M. Russell, 9th September 2018 My response to Carpe DiemTanka Splendour: Autumn Leaves Tanka Splendour has just been restarted, with the weekly challenge of creating a Tanka on a given […]