She lurks in the shadows, her grey-brown trunk short, furrowed and corky, long branches pointy winter wands, charming icicles, writing spells with frost and disappearing into mist. She has already drawn the path of winter’s exile in her elder scrolls, plotted the return of spring with a joyful blossom blast: choirs of birds and drone […]
Violets, forget-me-nots and pear-drop pink honeysuckle burst at the first hint of heat, spattering garden and street with sunshine. Somewhere, a blackbird sings solo and pearl-edged butterflies weave in and out of flowers flouncing their colours, true to nature’s word. Kim M. Russell, 30th May 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Truth This […]
climbing nature’s stairs step by step with each calm breath green meditation Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1254 stairs of nature Today’s image was taken somewhere in Portugal by someone named Jan and Chèvrefeuille says he found it on Tumblr.
taste of nature– sweet blackberry bushes sing to child and bees © Sara McNulty tart emeralds turn to jet glittering in the hedgerow Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #11 taste of nature (Sara McNulty) Today’s ‘hokku’ has been created by one our […]
beautiful bonsai sculpted by an artist’s hands nothing of their touch just a tiny trace of dew or could it be a teardrop? Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1156 Bonsai, the Japanese Tree-scaping Art In another episode about Japanese art forms, Chèvrefeuille has given us some interesting […]
trees cast blue patterns against a blank sheet of snow nature’s own haiku Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Photos Public Domain Day ten of Carpe Diem’s Spring Retreat 2017 fragile beauty Chèvrefeuille has welcomed us to the Spring Retreat 2017. Last year we had two retreats: one in summer and one in winter. This year […]