fragile daisy chain woven by little fingers priceless memories Kim M. Russell, 22nd October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1767 Daisies With only ten days remaining in Carpe Diem’s birthday month, today the theme is daisies. Advertisements
companionable scratching behind the wainscot little harvest mouse Kim M. Russell, 21st October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1766 mouse This month we are celebrating Carpe Diem’s 7th birthday and the smaller creatures of nature. Today we are creating haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry forms on the theme of the ‘mouse’.
on the tip of the newly sprouted bamboo… a baby sparrow its hungry beak gaping wide […]
on the honeysuckle the fragile wings of a butterfly a fluttering sound Chèvrefeuille (October 2012) heavy and sweetly perfumed memories of warmer days Kim M. Russell, 10th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1760 Butterfly In today’s episode of Carpe Diem’s celebration kai, our challenge is to create a Tan Renga with a given […]
a grasshopper sings camouflaged in sun-dried grass sudden leap of faith Kim M. Russell, 7th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1759 Grasshopper Today’s small creature in the celebratory prompt is the grasshopper. An example haiku inspired by the grasshopper is by Issa: giddy grasshopper take care…do not leap and crush these pearls of […]
tiniest of birds sun-bright gem and humming wings dotted with pollen Kim M. Russell, 6th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1758 Hummingbird This month Carpe Diem is celebrating its seventh anniversary with a tribute to the small creatures and creations of Mother Nature. Today we have the hummingbird.
neon blue flashes shimmering dragonflies dance in sunlit garden Kim M. Russell, 4th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1757 Dragonfly In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, we have another beautiful ‘small creature’, the dragonfly. I’ve ‘photo-shopped’ a haiku I posted back in 2016.