At Dawn

yoake ni arau tsuyude watashino ashisaichoubi at dawn I wash my feet with dew the longest day                              Yozakura at dawn the first pink flush of morning still bleary with sleep I wash my feet with dew cold and refreshing the fragrance of grass the longest day stretching to the horizon suffused with promise at dawn […]

At Dawn

a crack in the sky light trickles become a flood expelling darkness                                     Kim M. Russell, 20th November 2019 at dawn birds start to sing praising their Creator … as always       Chèvrefeuille My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday (6) at dawn (hineri) It’s Tan Renga Wednesday and this week our challenge is to […]

This Morning Glory

November sunrise In kaleidoscapes of cloud bad weather warning                             Kim M. Russell, 6th November pink morning glory in full bloom covered with crystal dewdrops             Chèvrefeuille My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday (4): crystal dewdrops (hineri with a twist) This week’s Tan Renga Wednesday has a twist: we have been given a two-line stanza […]

Only Tracks

late summer alone on the beach with only tracks                                           Jane Reichhold warm sand rubs between tired toes enticed by the wash of tide seagulls overhead melancholy messages scribbled in the sky returning them to sender below on the empty beach                   Kim M. Russell, 16th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1664 Tan Renga […]