trodden underfoot jewel-hued leaves have faded berries stole their crown Kim M. Russell, 15th November 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1781 The Quest for A New Masterpiece Continues: Colourful Autumn This month’s theme, ‘Never Change A Winning Team’, focuses on haiku and today our challenge you to create new haiku masterpieces about ‘Colourful Autumn’.
Tag: Quest for a (New) Masterpiece
Start of Autumn
fragments of sunset on a warm blustery breeze sudden fall of leaves Kim M. Russell, 22nd September 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #103 The Quest for A New Masterpiece Continues: Start Of Autumn, also shared with Poets United at the Poetry Pantry I’m glad to be back for this weekend’s meditation, in […]
in a wind-swept field sun-burnt faces disperse seeds cloudburst of finches Kim M. Russell, 28th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #95 Quest for a new masterpiece: sunflowers It’s the weekend again and a new meditation at CDHK, where our challenge is to create a new masterpiece haiku or tanka on the […]
under the willow mid-day sun plays hide and seek nature’s parasol Kim M. Russell, 7th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #92 Quest for a new masterpiece: Sun Rays This weekend’s meditation with Carpe Diem’s Haiku Kai is another challenge to create a new masterpiece that follows the classical rules on the […]
handsome cock pheasant strutting closer to the cat burnished head erect Kim M. Russell, 12th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #84 Quest for a new masterpiece: Movement (Undou) This weekend the challenge is to create a new masterpiece, a haiku that will last forever and will be known by a lot […]
in warriors’ dreams flames of homecoming lanterns carrion crows fly Kim M. Russell, 14th April 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #80 Quest for a New Masterpiece: summer grasses, also linked to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light Day 30 This weekend is another challenge to create a masterpiece inspired by […]
brightest chrome yellow petals spatter the canvas still-life sunflowers Kim M. Russell, 3rd February 2019 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #70 The Quest for a New Masterpiece continues … sunflower In the first weekend meditation of February, our challenge is an episode of ‘Quest for a New Masterpiece’ on the theme of ‘sunflower’.
A Winter Masterpiece
muffled and silenced the snap of an icicle engulfed by fresh snow Kim M. Russell, 16th December 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #63 The Quest For A New Masterpiece Continues … winter This weekend our challenge is to create a masterpiece on the theme of winter (if we live in the Northern […]
Yesterday I returned from a visit to my daughter. We celebrated her birthday and I babysat my grandson when her husband took her out for a meal. It was only for a few days but, while the journey there went smoothly and took only a couple of hours, the return took much longer than expected. […]
deep hibernation everything is suspended single amber leaf Kim M. Russell, 11th November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #58 Quest for A New Masterpiece ‘autumn’ This weekend, our challenge is a quest for a new autumn haiku or tanka masterpiece. To create a masterpiece, we have to ‘play’ with the classical rules […]