Summer Love on the Beach

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 […]


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’.

Deserted 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 […]