After the first full flush of the pink cherry’s blush, April’s shivering, brazen breeze begins the leisurely striptease, peeling innocent, frilly petals from blossom, and blossoms from branches, until all that’s left of bashful spring is the foliage of trees dappling and quietly greening. Kim M. Russell, 20th April 2020 My response to dVerse Poets […]
even old men open their eyes to New Year cherry blossoms Kim M. Russell, 19th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #85 Photo-shopping Haiku (2) Cherry Blossom For this weekend’s meditation we have another episode of the new feature: ‘Photo-Shopping Haiku’, in which we tweak or make a little change to a […]
in passing showers trees shiver cherry blossom pink-petalled hoorahs 5th December 2018 no showers today sun-kissed buds anticipate cherry blossom cheers Kim M. Russell, 24th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #77 Poetry Archive (3): cherry blossom In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s weekend meditation, we have a new episode of […]
bright kites aflutter above cherry blossomed trees a fresh scented breeze Kim M. Russell, 23rd February 2019 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Weekend Challenge: Season Your Poetry Toni is hosting this weekend with some season words or kigo for spring. She reminds us that the haiku is all about being in the […]
no longer naked fragile blossomed cherry trees dancing in the rain no longer naked limbs are covered with pink frills rippled by the breeze fragile blossomed cherry trees bursting with new buds ephemeral youth dancing in the rain a last flurry of petals strewn across the path Kim M. Russell, 10th February 2019 My response […]
in passing showers trees shiver cherry blossom pink-petalled hoorahs Kim M. Russell, 5th December 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1559 Vancouver … renowned for the Cherry Blossoms In the next stage of our journey along the Pan American Highway, we are stopping in Vancouver for the Cherry Blossom Festival.
outside the window abundance of pink blossom spring inspiration Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1194 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Chèvrefeuille says that today’s classical kigo is one of his favourites: ‘cherry blossom’ (Sakura). Like him, we have a cherry tree in our garden and I can see it from my window as […]
My response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #79 Looking Back In Time … “Sparkling Stars” each cherry petal enfolded in a raindrop the show is over © Kim M. Russell, 2016