ancient tea kettle music of bubbles and steam tea scent in the air Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1359 The Tea Kettle The fairy tales have come to an end with today’s Japanese story, ‘The Tea Kettle’.
Tag: Japanese fairytales
slender willow tree bending to each season’s wind until the axe falls Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1358 Green Willow
in bamboo shadows spring breezes find fingerholes listen to the flute Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1357 The Flute
pink peony opens to the touch of sun a geisha’s lips Kim M. Russell My response to Carpe Diem #1356 The Peony Lantern (Japanese fairy-tale) In today’s episode of our Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, we have a new Japanese fairytale: ‘The Peony Lantern’.
flames flicker and fade facets of sun-sparked jewels glittering sea foam Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1355 The Sea King and the Magic Jewels (Japanese fairytale) Although I haven’t heard of the Japanese fairy tales we have read so far, I have spotted some similarities with more familiar fairy tales. I […]
a black bowl of cloud destiny’s broom sweeps the sky the sun shines again Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1354 The Black Bowl (Japanese fairytale) Today’s we have a fairytale with a moral about inner beauty and perseverance.
a charm of magpies wings across the Milky Way star lovers’ bridge Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1353 The Star Lovers (A Japanese Fairytale) Today’s fairytale is the story of The Star Festival or Tanabata Festival, about which, Chèvrefeuille tells us, Basho created several haiku.