magical moment a heart-stopping bird of prey flying in loose circles Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1285 Conqueror of the Sky Today we are being inspired by a composition by Peter Crowley, entitled ‘conqueror of the sky’, which brought to my mind a party of medieval falconers hunting on horseback with […]
the meaning of life reverberates through seasons Mother Nature’s song Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1284 meaning of life (BrunuhVille) Today we have music for inspiration: ‘meaning of life’ by the Portuguese musician BrunuhVille.
overhanging trees shadows on the road grow long familiar whispers Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1283 On Our Way Home Today we have a prompt from December 2015, ‘on our way home’, an episode inspired by a haibun by Matsuo Basho. In that (triple) episode, Chèvrefeuille mentioned another haiku poet and […]
millstones or milestones impervious reminders the journey to here Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1282 Sacred Stones Today Chèvrefeuille has taken us back to November 2015 with a prompt called ‘sacred stones’ (Ovoo).
silent carillon poisonous pale perfection of sweet-scented bells a green leaf in snow and ice waving goodbye to winter Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1281 Suzuran (Lily of the Valley) Today we have a classical kigo from an episode first posted in July 2015. Chèvrefeuille has challenged […]
wheels and seasons turn a constant cycle of growth self discovery Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1280 Wheel of Creation Continuing our walk down memory lane, Chèvrefeuille has reminded us of our search for the Peace Within and reading the Bhagavad Gita.
life in parallel universal railway tracks meet at love’s junction Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1279 Yekaterinburg Today we are going back to Yekaterinburg, one of the stops on Paulo Coelho’s journey with the Trans-Siberian Railroad (TSR) and the birthplace of one of the lead characters of his novel Aleph.