Blowing in the Wind

so many questionsthis year there are only leavesblowing in the wind Kim M. Russell, 28th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1837 blowing in the wind With only a few days left of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, today’s challenge is to create a haiku, even a troiku from […]

Daydreaming

wandering thoughtsfootprints across time and spacemelting with clouds Kim M. Russell, 16th October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: #1836 Daydreaming Carpe Diem’s 8th anniversary’ month has reached its halfway point and today our prompt is ‘daydreaming’, which is a modern kigo (seasonword) for summer. Chèvrefeuille says, in summer, […]

A Series of Sunflowers

my daughter’s gardenbeneath giant tournesolsa smile of sunshine Vincent’s sunflowersthe only remaining lightin a grey landscape October raindropsthe last of the sunflowersdisappearing Kim M. Russell, 13th October 2020             My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: Carpe Diem #1834 sunflowers Today’s flash-back into Carpe Diem’s rich […]

A Dolphin’s Smile

fishing netsamong glittering scalesa dolphin’s smile Kim M. Russell, 6th September 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: Carpe Diem #1831 Dolphins Today’s Carpe Diem seize the day prompt is ‘dolphin’, a friendly, graceful creature.  Chèvrefeuille says that the dolphin is considered to be the ‘king of fish’ by ancient […]