Morning Breeze

willow branches bounce in a flurry of spring air and morning gladness whispering to daffodils ‘Raise your faces to the sun!’ Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1177 Theme Week Hafiz (3) morning breeze Today Chèvrefeuille has shared another poem by Hafiz, taken from Drunk on the Wind of the Beloved and […]

Floating

beautiful lotus perfume floats on a warm spring breeze thoughts of love blossom   Kim M. Russell, 2017 Portrait of a Woman, Mughal, c1640, image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1176 Theme Week Hafiz (2) lover On the second day of the Theme Week for this month, we are exploring the beauty […]

Awakening

on the window sill there are buds on the orchid the herbs look greener each watering reminds them the spring garden is awake Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1175 Theme Week Hafiz (1) potted plant This is the first episode of the Theme Week (new style), in which Chèvrefeuille will bring […]

Spring Leaving

spring sap has risen bare willow trees are leaving in a burst of buds Kim M. Russell My response to Carpe Diem #1173 leaving Today we have another poem by Hafiz as inspiration. It’s taken from The Gift and it is entitled ‘No More Leaving’: No More Leaving At  Some point Your relationship With God […]

Diamond

a diamond’s sparkle born out of ancient starlight hardest stone on Earth Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on newscientist.com My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, March 8th 2017, a Persian poem to inspire you Chèvrefeuille has recently discovered the beauty of Persian poetry, so this week he has challenged us to create […]

Stone

with a humble stone we can grind grains to make bread or finish a wall leaving clouds to do their job: gather rain, then let it fall Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image of woman grinding grain found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1169 humble In this episode Chèvrefeuille has shared another poem by […]