Ascension

shadow silhouette of a bird of prey ascends – my soul leaps and soars above spring-warmed earth heat glows sun-silvered and bird-haunted Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Namasté The Spiritual Way – Ascension In this new episode, Chèvrefeuille challenges us to create haiku, tanka or another Japanese […]

Siberian Ginseng

shy woodland briar with a warrior’s vigour ancient remedy Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1198 (theme week 4) Acanthopanax (Ukogi) or Eleutherococcus Sieboldianus or Siberian Ginseng In the final episode of this month’s theme-week we have another classical spring kigo: Acanthopanax (Ukogi). This plant, also known as […]