Just a Little Longer

With lips of frozen berries I blow a kiss to barren fields and hills, waving brittle leaves still gripped by my twiggy fingers gloved in mist. Just a little longer, I promise. My woody hollows agape, I watch the skies with moss-sculpted eyes adoring ice and snow while you search hedgerows for signs of spring. […]

Autumn and Winter Duet

a last leaf swirls on the wind towards the east – first snow falls gently                                 Chèvrefeuille the seasons dance a duet until everything is white                            Kim M. Russell, 6th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #12: a last leaf This Tan Renga Wednesday, our challenge is to complete a haiku from […]


the hawk’s glissando silenced by fresh snow at dusk run home little mouse Kim M. Russell, 29th January 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1595 hawk (taka) In the penultimate episode of January 2019, in which we’ve been exploring kigo (season words) for winter, we have a classical kigo to work with, which has been […]