beach diamonds a new day crystallized in sunny surf foam Jane Reichhold caught in the curl of a wave […]
tipsy like the breeze flowers unfurl a welcome vernal colourscape Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1393 Spring Is Coming also linked to Mindlovermisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille Today we have another long poem from Rumi, entitled ‘Spring has come’.
branches are still bare no leaves, blossom or spring scent tantalising plum Kim M. Russell, 2017 Old Plum image found on Pinterest, originally pinned from metmuseum.org My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, March 22nd 2017 plum blossom This week Chèvrefeuille says it’s spring and the plum starts to bloom everywhere around us, so […]
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 […]
in grassy dampness cuckoo flowers welcome spring with lilac flourish Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on crocus.co.uk My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 22nd 2017, meadow This week Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a haiku with the following theme: MEADOW.
morning’s rosy blush spreads over wintry meadows melting virgin snow Kim M. Russell, 2016 Winter Dawn My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, December 28th 2016 a new dawn In the last episode of Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille of this year, the theme is ‘winter dawn’. Thank you, Chèvrefeuille, for being a gracious, inspirational host […]
early morning frost sketching cobwebs and snail trails with a silver touch Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, December 14th 2016, Mixing It Up, a Haiku Writing Techniques In this new episode, Chèvrefeuille has introduced a haiku writing technique and challenged us to use it. […]
chill winds gust and blow wrong types of leaves on the tracks – autumn waves goodbye Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on www.hdnicewallpapers.com My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 30th 2016, departure Today is November 30th, the last day of this month, which can also be considered the last day of autumn, […]
a dandelion’s yellow silence radiates in a field of green © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 16th 2016 find the silence and shared on Carpe Diem First Winter Retreat 2016 the kick off – find the silence In a new week of Heeding Haiku…, Chèvrefeuillewould like us to write a […]
I sit at my desk, reading, thinking and writing, listening to the radio or checking news and weather on-line. Outside in our wild garden, leaves swirl in gusts of wind. Squalls of icy rain make patterns on the window and by half past three it’s already getting dark. Inside, it’s bright and cosy, with our […]