Crepuscular light falls on a grey lichen-covered rock face, illuminating a maze of micro countries, mapped but uninhabited to the human eye, until red turns to pink and purple, colouring in the outlines, and they burst into life: a fairy lit topography by sunset. Kim M. Russell, 7th September 2019 My response to dVerse Poets […]
nightingale’s song hovers over fading light Norfolk sunset Kim M. Russell, 29th 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.
end of a long day flushed with sunset flowers fall victims of the breeze Kim M. Russell, 24th 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 […]
The sky is vacant, not a bird or a cloud in sight, just an inkling of a crescent moon – and then the sun tips into the dark slot of night in a fanfare of light before drawing dramatic drapes of purple and red and sending the majestic sun to bed. Kim M. Russell, 14th […]
We rise to weak sun in porcelain skies. Blizzards have gathered and frost lies hard under thick white blankets: a landscape of sleeping giants, mountains and steppes. Snow feathers land on a bare black hedge where, Christmas card cute, with sharp black eye and red breast burning against the snow, a robin reminds us that […]
end of day meets night in a romance of colour sunset artistry Kim M. Russell, 2017 My second response to Carpe Diem Winter Retreat 2017: Life is Beautiful
summer silence sifts in an iridescent sky settling in sunset Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1228 sunset (CD Imagination) In the final episode of a month in which we have explored several kigo for summer, classical and non-classical, our last prompt is ‘sunset’.