One brief moment

It vanished in a whorl of icy bubbles, a kingfisher, the first one of the spring. It drew a line through early morning mist, it punctuated silence of the pond with splash and sparkle – then it disappeared. I waited by the river every day, my soles imprinted on the dew-soaked grass, to catch a […]


Spring reluctantly inches forward through late snow, relentless rain and leaden skies in the dormant pond a clutch of jellied tadpoles first kingfisher flash Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1407 opportunity (haibun without rules) Today’s episode gives us the ‘opportunity’ to create a haibun without rules with the theme of ‘opportunity’. […]