Native Town

my native town far, far away– burgeoning trees                                       Santoka Taneda my native town smaller than I remember fading memories far, far away summer lasts forever drenched in peach juice burgeoning trees gentle breeze rustles petals scenting my dreams Kim M. Russell, 3rd June 2019   My response to Carpe Diem #1673 Troiku Month […]

Unexpected Guests

gathering flowers unexpected guests come to dinner                  Jane Reichhold      gathering flowers in the heat of the evening the shadows lengthen unexpected guests break the stillness of twilight knocking at the door come to dinner animated shadows spread from candlelight’s glow Kim M. Russell, 3rd June 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1672 Troiku Month (1) […]

Sun-Dried Grass

evening sea fog descending into sun-dried grass sweaty lovers                                              Jane Reichhold a steep dune path promises empty beach and ocean breeze sinking sun obscured by a veil of mist melts into the waves day’s heat lingers in the sand and whispers in the sea grass                Kim M. Russell, 30th June 2019 My response to Carpe […]

White Crane

How I wish to call A white crane from Fukei, But for this cold rain.                                 Kikaku Nimble fingers crease sharp folds and origami wings fly.                              Kim M. Russell, 29th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane May is almost over and today’s haiku […]