courtesan and monk, sleeping under one roof together, moon in a field of clover © Basho (Tr. Chèvrefeuille) heart-warmed by the wantonness and intense scent of beauty Kim M. Russell, 25th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1529 Together … (Tan Renga Challenge) Together is the theme for today and the challenge is to […]

Chrysanthemum Dew

how glorious young green leaves flash in the sun revealing new tenderness after glorious blossom a skylark sings the pheasant’s voice is the instrumental music following the dawn chorus a composition for two early summer rains falling so heavily they cover up the waterfall conjures rainbows and applause long after the thunderstorm passing through autumn […]