Mist Clouds Troiku

roaring down the beach at the height of winter waves mist clouds Jane Reichhold roaring down the beach seaward between crumbled cliffs a harpy wind at the height of winter waves haunting the landscape whiff of wet dog mist clouds the gentle grey of seagulls smacking the water Kim M. Russell, 4th February 2021 My […]


wandering thoughtsfootprints across time and spacemelting with clouds Kim M. Russell, 16th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: #1836 Daydreaming Carpe Diem’s 8th anniversary’ month has reached its halfway point and today our prompt is ‘daydreaming’, which is a modern kigo (seasonword) for summer. Chèvrefeuille says, in summer, […]

Freestyling Jane

apple blossoms left by a neighbour doorstep gift apricots on her upper lip traces of juice damp earth freeing their fragrance storm-tossed asters shapeless bracken and bird’s wing lost to the cold nature’s gifts fruit and blossoms circle of life Kim M. Russell, 18th November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1782 freestyling haiku: Devouring […]

Leap of Faith

so many haiku between cliff and eternity into the unknown Kim M. Russell, 12th November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1779 Cliffs of Moher: a tribute to Jane Reichhold Today our inspiration comes from a haiku written by Hamish Managua Gunn (a.k.a. Pirate), a tribute to Jane Reichhold: the temptation at the chalk cliff […]

At the crossroads of summer and autumn

between passing moons even the fish are waiting in cricket silence between passing moons constellations are clearer cosmic dot-to-dots even the fish are waiting beneath frosted leaves the pond hesitates in cricket silence autumn performs her striptease distant thunderclap Kim M. Russell, 9th November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1777 Classical and non-classical in […]