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’.
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’.
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 […]