moon in the window distorted by drops of rain empty chestnut shell Kim M. Russell, 5th November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1538 autumn moon (crossroads) Today we have a few autumn moon haiku to work with and the challenge is to create a ‘fusion’ haiku: the moon in the water; broken and broken […]
on a rain-soaked stump sapid feast for slugs and snails bright fruiting fungi Kim M. Russell, 4th November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1537 Decay This month at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, we are challenged with classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for autumn, haiku about autumn by classical haiku poets like Basho and Chiyo-Ni […]
sepia season with hints of russet and gold foggy colour-wash Kim M. Russell, 2nd November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1536 Autumn … the season During November, all Carpe Diem prompts will have something to do with autumn, with classical and non-classical kigo (season words) and haiku to inspire us, starting with a haiku […]
water gleams dully between overhanging trees hope through the darkness Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1111 Oniria by Bruno Sanfilippo
Gusts of wind in my face, Tears of rain on my hair, Mist lingers on the river, Wood-smoke hangs in the air, A bitter-sweet season That smells of despair. I sit by the riverbank Where the trees turn to rust, Through tangles of grass Bony weeds thrust: Seasonal refugees, Gold turns to dust.