Shining Wind

a fledgling’s first leap floating on sun-sprinkled wind morning birdsong Kim M. Russell, 17th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1649 shining wind (kaze hikaru) In our exploration of classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for spring, today we have another classical kigo taken from the Shiki Saijiki: ‘shining wind’ (kaze hikaru), which refers to […]

Hibari

above the saltmarsh skylark wavers on the breeze a duet with reeds Kim M. Russell, 16th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1648 skylark (hibari) Throughout April we are exploring classical and non-classical kigo for spring and today we have another classical kigo taken from the Shiki saijiki: hibari (skylark).