roaring down the beach at the height of winter waves mist clouds Jane Reichhold roaring down the beach seaward between crumbled cliffs a harpy wind at the height of winter waves haunting the landscape whiff of wet dog mist clouds the gentle grey of seagulls smacking the water Kim M. Russell, 4th February 2021 My […]
bone-weary we wavegood riddance to the old yearlight beyond the hill Kim M. Russell, 30th December 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1842 End of Year As 2020 draws to a close, Chèvrefeuille reminds us what a dreadful year it was, a year of illness and loss, with a lockdown even at Carpe Diem Haiku […]
mysterious landscapes rise and unfold before my eyes worlds of clouds Chèvrefeuille mysterious landscapes windless rain among the trees misting my glasses rise and unfold before my eyes hills grey and invisible a foggy haunting worlds of clouds dark shadows until a break reveals honey light mysterious landscapes everything brown and silver flickered with leaf […]
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, […]
a break in grey cloudhoney light on fallen leavesburnished russet hues Kim M. Russell, 19th November 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1839 colours of life Chèvrefeuille is back with a prompt on the theme of ‘colours of life’ which, he says, not only has to do with autumn, but also with life itself.
once in a blue moonthe beauty of a momentseldom and fleeting Kim M. Russell, 2nd November 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1838 Blue Moon On 31st October, we had a Blue Moon, even more special as it occurred at Halloween, and the second full moon in a month, which is why today’s theme is […]
so many questionsthis year there are only leavesblowing in the wind Kim M. Russell, 28th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1837 blowing in the wind With only a few days left of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, today’s challenge is to create a haiku, even a troiku from […]
hidden in the shadeof the willow, I avoidthe sun’s burning kiss Kim M. Russell, 14th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1835 caught by the call (Hando) Today we are being inspired by Hando’s haiku: caught by the callof the flowers and mountain, I forgethow […]
my daughter’s gardenbeneath giant tournesolsa smile of sunshine Vincent’s sunflowersthe only remaining lightin a grey landscape October raindropsthe last of the sunflowersdisappearing Kim M. Russell, 13th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: Carpe Diem #1834 sunflowers Today’s flash-back into Carpe Diem’s rich […]
among falling leavesstillness of a butterflyhibernation Kim M. Russell, 8th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: Carpe Diem #1833 butterfly Today’s theme is butterfly.