Winter Love

empty winter beach discarded clothes and footprints leading to the dunes Kim M. Russell, 5th June 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #11 “a winter’s love” The first episode of ‘Crossroads’ for June is about love, using two haiku by our host: torn apart clothes thrown against a beach pole a winter’s love bare […]


sunset’s afterglow the echoing of footsteps in a lonely heart Kim M. Russell, 14th May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Crossroads #9 Ozaki Hosai’s “on the field” In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s ‘fusion’ feature, the two haiku we are working with were written by the classic haiku poet, Ozaki Hosai, who embraced […]

Winter Crow

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 […]