A celebration before winter darkness,fingering crumbled earth with brightness, moonlight creeps through autumn turbulenceto gild gravestones hunkered in silence. Pale breath of lunar light tongues dustamong tattered leaves now turned to rust and scattered on well-trodden stones,traces epitaphs and seeks out bones, meagre offerings for a midnight repastbefore the cold season’s hollow fast. Something […]
silver moonlight in a frosty serenade sonata on ice Kim M. Russell, 9th January 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1580 moonlight In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s Haiku Kai, our inspiration is a modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku, the online version: moonlight.
fishing for the moon on the ripples of the lake a gaggle of geese fishing for the moon pine needles float to the shore frosted with silver on the ripples of the lake splintered into stars a new galaxy a gaggle of geese diving for fragments of light shivering feathers Kim M. Russell, 15th November […]
Purest silver light cascades into darkest night; heaven’s lantern, constant but drawn by the tide, fades into black from a smiling face to a winking eye. © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest Taken from a previously posted cascading haiku and reworked for dVerse Poets Pub Poetics: Moon-muse, where Grace has asked us to write about […]
My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 3rd (3) ” in the moonlight” in the moonlight Wisteria flowers look fragile – a gust of wind © Chèvrefeuille releases recent raindrops infused […]
My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge #28: Moonlight by Edvard Munch Quicksilver moonlight maddens as it slips behind clouds and tangles in the angles of sharp branches along the un- winding garden path, in and out of shadows, beckoning you to follow and then sliding away again until the front gate slams […]
My first attempt at a cascading haiku in reposnse to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille “moonlight” purest silver light cascades into darkest night heaven’s lantern heaven’s lantern constant but drawn by the tide fades into black fades into black from a smiling face to a winking eye © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]