Heron Twilight

The lens of day’s diminishing light freezes in the final blaze of sunset a sky-borne pterodactyl silhouette, whose serrated wings and compass-needle head trail a heron’s gangly legs. Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Saturday’s Mix This week, Teresa would like us to look at silhouettes, which have […]

Heron at Twilight

lens of fading light freezes sky-borne silhouette a pterodactyl serrated shadowy wings trailing heron’s gangly legs © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Special Japanese Poetry In The Lowlands #1 Jeanine Hoedemakers’ This month Chèvrefeuille is introducing us to Dutch haiku poets and the first episode is about Jeanine Hoedemakers, […]

Dream Fishing

My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge # 103 Basho’s “a flash of lightning!” inazuma ya yami no kata yuku goi no koe a flash of lightning— passing through the darkness a night heron’s scream                     © Basho (1644-1694) statue still it waits for prey in the shallows of my dreams                 © Kim M. Russell, 2016 […]