early morning rain the dry sound inside the cabin of oatmeal cooking comfort in heat of a pot […]
a single puddle beside an abandoned car leaking rainbows Kim M. Russell, 11th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem 1646 Puddles (modern kigo) In another episode in which we are exploring the season words (kigo) for spring, we have another modern kigo for spring taken from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku: ‘puddles’: floating clouds […]
out of darkness glittering imprints of waves sea change is coming Kim M. Russell, 11th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1645 Abalone (modern kigo) Today we have a modern kigo by Jane Reichhold, taken from her saijiki: shades of art deco lying on the beach abalone shells colors of seafoam in the abalone […]
tulips from my love hidden between soft petals a thawing hailstone Kim M. Russell, 11th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1644 Hail (modern kigo) In another episode of this month’s kigo for spring, we have a modern kigo taken from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku: ‘hail’.
dawn’s faint hour squeezes in heart-run veins light in every limb a blood-red sun banishing […]
rippling grass wind moves up the hill light waves the gentlest of caresses […]
blossoming plum trees soaked by showery breeze wedding confetti Kim M. Russell, 25th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1633 Wedding In today’s episode of ‘A New Route Leaving Kumano Kodo’ we have another modern kigo for spring, taken from A Dictionary of Haiku: ‘wedding’. We’ve been given a couple of examples of haiku […]