In an Empty Shoe

rest on the field – a lonely cricket chirping in an empty shoe                                                  Virginia Popescu its sole is cracked and broken weeds and grass are growing through          Kim M. Russell, 26/09/2018 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: in an empty shoe Today is the penultimate regular episode of the […]

Broken Sunflower

broken sunflower torn apart by a rainstorm — puddles on the path                                Chèvrefeuille tattered yellow petals float as summer memories fade                  Kim M. Russell, 26th September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: broken sunflower In this episode we have a lovely […]

Without Blossom

loneliness of leaves whispering sweet promises to a single heart                             Kim M. Russell, 23rd September 2018 life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit             Khalil Gibran (re-worked by Chèvrefeuille) My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: Without Blossom In today’s episode we have another Hineri challenge: we have […]

Sparkling Wine

sparkling wine flames dance in her hand he is granted a smile                                Yozakura warm and intoxicating colour of grapes and romance               Kim M. Russell, 20th September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: sparkling wine Today, the hokku we have been given to […]