the new-born arrives wrapped in stormy clouds and waves a precious life the new-born arrives with wrinkles and eyes shut tight an ancient soul wrapped in stormy clouds and waves long-awaited cry stirs a mother’s love a precious life the first part of their journey together Kim M. Russell, 17th January 2020 My response to […]
in silken safety chrysalises dream of wings awaiting spring sun Kim M. Russell, 16th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1798 New Beginnings: Metamorphosis In today’s episode of New Beginnings, we enter the world of insects and butterflies. The challenge is to write about ‘metamorphosis’.
single snowflake falls sparkling white in the dark night the pale moon shivers Kim M. Russell, 14th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1797 New Beginnings: First Snow Today’s prompt is ‘first snow’”, a classical kigo for winter. Our challenge is to create a classical haiku or tanka. Our examples are from Basho and […]
a glint of orange dancing on the horizon bare branches rejoice Kim M. Russell, 13th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1796 New Beginnings: first sunray Today our prompt is ‘first sunray’, and we’ve been given an example by Matsuo Basho to inspire us: Mume ga ka ni notto hi no deru yamaji kana […]
in deep prayer eyes closed in devotion – lotus starts to bloom in deep prayer consciousness drifting in waves echo of heartbeats eyes closed in devotion restless senses soothed with a gentle breeze lotus starts to bloom white light glowing in the dark the smell of incense Kim M. Russell, 12th January 2020 My response […]
crystal sun-catchers dancing in a flash of light rainbows on the wall Kim M. Russell, 10th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem 1795 New Beginnings: Rainbow In today’s episode of new beginnings our prompt is ‘rainbow’, which refers to the promise to Noah, as written in the Bible.
the proudest moment uttering a new word – clock he’s not even two Kim M. Russell, 9th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1794 New Beginnings: new born Today’s challenge is to create haiku, tanka or other form of Japanese poetry on the theme of ‘new born’, and can be about new born babies, […]