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, […]

Autumn Leaves

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 […]