Caging Haiku

haiku to the moon captured in the tallest tree heavenly streetlamp Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #15 birdcage Chèvrefeuille has welcomed us to a new ‘weekend-meditation’, a new episode of Universal Jane, in which he has shared an article written by Jane, entitled ‘Building an Excellent Birdcage’. In her […]

New Pond

old pond’s spring water clouding with fresh abundance ripple of tadpoles Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #14 Basho’s “Old Pond” Chèvrefeuille tells us that this weekend-meditation is a new episode of the special feature in honour of Jane Reichhold, ‘Universal Jane’, whose favourite haiku poets included […]

Spring Sijo

Whenever I step outside my door, something new is happening. Light shifts in a froth of new leaves, flowers are opening. The garden and I rouse, fresh after a long dark winter. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #13 Sijo the Korean poem For this weekend’s meditation, Chèvrefeuille has brought […]

A Fresh Start

children in fresh snow taking careful pigeon steps welcoming the year Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on www.urbanmums.net My response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #10 New Year’s Day In a new episode of Universal Jane, Chèvrefeuille has shared a series of haiku by Jane, taken from New Year section of the online version of […]