beneath a willow breeze-blown shadows elongate a pattern of leaves Kim M. Russell, 14th June 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1452 cool (suzushi) Another classical summer kigo: cool (suzushi)m which is normally used as a kigo for the summer evening in Japan.
under the willow grass tickling between bare toes leaf shadows dance Kim M. Russell, 4th June 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1445 cooling on the porch (hashi-i) It’s June and we are exploring classical kigo of summer (and winter). Today’s classical kigo is ‘cooling on the porch’ (hashi-i). We have a front porch, an […]
There was no ABC, nothing in between those hopeful letters and the finality of XYZ. Just shadows of words that could have been. Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Camera FLASH! ~ The April Edition Kerry says it’s time to strike a pose again with a photographic challenge for […]
green shadows and light fade and autumn finds its voice a honeyed tenor Kim M. Russell, 2017 My fourth response to Carpe Diem Winter Retreat 2017: Life is Beautiful
When mother forgot to shut the curtains at night, outside the window the sulphurous street light invaded my bedroom and filled it with shadows of slippery hobgoblins with fingers so thin they could fit in my ears and burrow under my skin, squirm into the feathers that softened my pillows, and wait until I’d fallen […]
The sea is a shadow washing the shoreline, filling in dents and scavenging sand, drowning dunes in beach foam and brine. The sea is a shadow chasing along the strand, shattering shells and scattering stones, casting its treasures on the bleak hinterland. The sea is a shadow of clamours and moans, a sobbing soliloquy borne […]
My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #108 the open window screened with a web leaf shadows (Jane Reichhold) choreograph golden rays in early morning lightshows (Kim M. Russell) Image found […]