Infused with Jasmine

sweet reflections willow in a crystal brook infused with jasmine sweet reflections leaves stirred by the ebb and flow drifting memories willow in a crystal brook its branches bent and dripping the weight of water infused with jasmine green leaves and shadows shimmer merging with time Kim M. Russell, 14th October 2018 My response to […]

Sifting Stars and Flowers

time sifts through our hands fading stars and wild flowers difficult to count Kim M. Russell, 23rd September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Weekend Meditation #51 Tagore’s ‘Endless Time’ Today we are being reminded that time flies as well as taking a quick trip back in time with a poem by Tagore, from which […]

Where Shadow Chases Light

from unknown skies on breath of a passing breeze perfume of promise from unknown skies flocks of migrant geese arrive autumn on their wings on breath of a passing breeze drifting smoke like old man’s beard tangled in brambles perfume of promise berries and windfall apples leaves for the bonfire Kim M. Russell, 16th September […]

A Summer Traffic Jam

between dusty cars an orange butterfly flits the traffic rumbles Kim M. Russell, 26th August 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #47 quest for a (new) masterpiece For this weekend’s meditation we have been challenged to create masterpieces, haiku (or tanka) that will survive over the years like Basho’s ‘old pond’.  We can […]