same old pond behind yellow roses the splash of a frog Kim M. Russell, 14th November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1780 The Old Pond by Basho Today we have a ‘Revise That Haiku’ challenge, in which we have been given one of the best-known haiku by Matsuo Basho, as well as the story […]
coming to the eye especially at this time May’s Mount Fuji rising in a clear blue sky […]
a field of dried grass orchestra of grasshoppers sending me to sleep Kim M. Russell, 1st November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1773 Kick Off: A Field of Dried Grass (Basho) White rabbits! Pinch, punch, first day of the month! In the first episode of November, Carpe Diem’s new theme is ‘Never Change A […]
in a mist-cloaked tree only the caw of a crow a shrunken shadow Kim M. Russell, 24th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1768 Crows In today’s episode of Carpe Diem’s month of birthday celebration, our theme is crows, taking inspiration from Basho’s crow haiku.
dusk and leaves fall with the weight of a crow a branch bends Kim M. Russell, 22nd July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #94 Crow (Photo-shopping haiku) Having only just returned from a visit to my daughter and grandson, I’m late responding to this weekend’s meditation. The challenge this weekend was an […]
people in the world too busy to stop and look stuck in their own lives hardly notice these blossoms dripping from branches they only see leaves chestnuts by the eaves welcome shade on a hot day close enough to touch Kim M. Russell, 5th June 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1674 Troiku Month […]
another year is gone a traveller’s shade on my head, straw sandals at my feet Matsuo Basho old places are left behind unknown landscapes lie ahead Kim M. Russell, 16th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1665 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (12) ‘special’ Basho: Miscanthus bud Today […]