haiku community


#Haiku Happenings #14: Kim Russell’s latest #haibun for Carpe Diem!

writing in north norfolk

I remember, as a child, going to Sunday school and receiving a cross made from a palm leaf on Palm Sunday. On Easter Sunday, I would go to church with my grandmother, where I would receive an Easter message in the shape of a cross, usually with a picture of a lamb or spring flowers, and return home to a brightly packaged Easter egg. These days, however, I am content with watching the activity in the garden and relishing the longer days. Although it has been grey and drizzly this Easter, there is a sense of hope in the buds on the willow tree and glossy new leaves on the honeysuckle.

a froth of blossom
tangled in hawthorn bristles
speckled eggs in nests

Kim M. Russell, 2018

Image result for artwork and paintings flowering hawthorn with bird's nestWilliam Henry Hunt, ‘Hawthorn Blossoms and Bird’s Nest’, 1790-1864 – image found on www.vam.ac.uk

My response to Carpe Diem #1401 Easter

It’s Easter and…

View original post 71 more words


Categories: haiku community

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s