fall without regret sweet kamikaze blossom a flash of pink light Kim M. Russell, 28th March 2019 My response to Carpe Diem’s Light Retreat 2019: The Joy of Light In a new retreat, we have a period of 30 days to create haiku and tanka on the theme of The Joy of Light.
the millstone has stopped hidden beneath frost and ice a hungry temple snow drops from a branch […]
outside the window abundance of pink blossom spring inspiration Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1194 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Chèvrefeuille says that today’s classical kigo is one of his favourites: ‘cherry blossom’ (Sakura). Like him, we have a cherry tree in our garden and I can see it from my window as […]
Okinawa spring pink blooms of sakura snow melt in the warm breeze Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on www.telegraph.co.uk My response to Carpe Diem #1157 Sakura, the national pride of Japan In this episode, Chèvrefeuille reminds us of Japan’s love of cherry blossom – sakura – a favourite topic of haiku and tanka. He tells […]