late icicles drip sun-spangled rivers gurgle winter’s departing Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1189 thaw (yukidoke) Today Chèvrefeuille has presented us with a less known kigo, ‘thaw’ (yukidoke)”. He reminds us that ‘thaw’ has two meanings: a period of warmer weather that thaws ice and snow; and […]

Hazy Moon

a geisha peeking behind a stardust curtain face of the spring moon Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1186 Hazy Moon (Oborozuki) Today we are working with another classical kigo. Chèvrefeuille tells us that when the light from the Sun or the Moon shines through the atmosphere, it illuminates […]