salty surf trickles among pebbles in the sand caressing hot skin orchestra of crashing waves tinged with sunset’s afterglow Kim M. Russell, 5th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1696 Beach Love In today’s Summer Love episode, the challenge is to create Tanka (only tanka) on the theme of Beach Love and try to […]
At five o’clock a patch of sky unfolds its hues like Italian marbled paper in blues and purples. As dawn breaks, the ocean wakes in wrinkles, untangling on the horizon. By sunrise, the ocean stifles a yawn and wraps the beach in waves: an early morning surprise. Kim M. Russell, 24th April 2018 My […]
sandy footprints fade promises echo in echo in shells holiday romance Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Romancing Haiku #1 beach For this first episode of Carpe Diem’s new feature Romancing Haiku, the theme is ‘the beach’.
abandoned by waves sunlight traces sparkling salt driftwood comes alive Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1222 Beach In a new episode of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, in a month in which we are exploring classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for summer, today’s prompt is a modern kigo […]
steam-rollered by waves whipped up by wuthering wind the beach is uncreased sloping down to kiss the tide in ebb-and-flow afterglow © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1066 beach Chèvrefeuille has chosen a few haiku by Jane Reichhold as examples for today’s prompt: beach: the beach is clean with new driftwood […]
My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #126 Source: Unknown stony beach of infinity magnifies a human’s insignificance on immeasurable shores © Kim M. Russell, 2016
Archaeology on the Beach I poke claggy sand turn pebbles feel with probing finger tips touch sharpness of ancient flint sharp and smooth last held by a Stone Age hand that knapped its edges until they were dark and ribbed I lift it from its earthy grave this tool an arrowhead so simple yet unique relinquished […]