wind battered crows ascend from a naked tree leafy silhouettes Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #6 A Leafless Tree (Soseki Natsume) We have a new episode of the special feature ‘’crossroads’, a challenge to create a ‘fusion haiku’ from two given haiku. This week both haiku were written by Soseki […]
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’.
the millstone has stopped hidden beneath frost and ice a hungry temple snow drops from a branch […]
a warrior dreams mountain path leading homeward scent of plum blossom Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #5 scent of plum blossoms In a new episode of the CD ‘fusion’ feature, Crossroads, our challenge is to create a new haiku from two given haiku by Basho: summer grasses all that remains […]
cock crow opens doors welcoming the rising sun a flurry of dust Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation Use That Quote: rising sun This week’s episode of the Weekend Meditationis a challnge to create haiku, tanka or haibun inspired by a quotation from René Daumal, the writer of ‘Mount Analogue’: […]
blossom surfs the breeze sun shifts shadows in branches silent butterfly Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #4 morning breeze In this new episode of the special feature ‘crossroads’, in which the challenge is to fuse two haiku into one, we have one haiku by a classical haiku poet and one […]
dandelion plants seeds blown on the roadside pissing in the wind fading summer moon outshone by paper lanterns tangled in the trees dandelion moon blown out by paper lanterns tangled in the wind Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #26 Revise That Haiku This weekend our challenge is a new […]