Sun-Dried Grass

evening sea fog descending into sun-dried grass sweaty lovers                                              Jane Reichhold a steep dune path promises empty beach and ocean breeze sinking sun obscured by a veil of mist melts into the waves day’s heat lingers in the sand and whispers in the sea grass                Kim M. Russell, 30th June 2019 My response to Carpe […]

White Crane

How I wish to call A white crane from Fukei, But for this cold rain.                                 Kikaku Nimble fingers crease sharp folds and origami wings fly.                              Kim M. Russell, 29th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane May is almost over and today’s haiku […]

Sea and Flowers

coming to sea cliffs the off-shore breeze raises a flower fragrance                                    Jane Reichhold seasoned with salt and sunshine a single parasol blooms                          Kim M. Russell, 28th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1668 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (15): flower […]

Another Year Gone

another year is gone a traveller’s shade on my head, straw sandals at my feet                         Matsuo Basho old places are left behind unknown landscapes lie ahead             Kim M. Russell, 16th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1665 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (12) ‘special’ Basho: Miscanthus bud Today […]