glimmering birch bark soul exposed on silver limbs longing for new leaves secrets wrapped in tender buds to be whispered on a breeze Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman ~ The Tree Sisters Sherry tells us that there is a women’s movement rising all […]
Between the wild scent of bracken and gorse and a sky dance of cloud drifting off course, sunlight kisses mountain tops frozen to glass, and ice flowers dazzle stalks of frost-fondled grass. Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt – Distant #writephoto
For the first time I ignore the wind whistling a haunting incidental down the chimney: Change the tune. You don’t scare me. I am shielded more by word and rhyme the more you blow at me to fear […]
on the horizon a single sail fills with wind breath of salvation Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1350 Theme Week ep. 4: The Fourth Voyage of Sinbad In this week’s penultimate episode, we have another of Sinbad’s voyages.
a single candle flickering in the window welcoming flame Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018 Peace Within For Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018, Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a haiku or tanka inspired on the theme of ‘Peace Within’ every day during a period of 30 days, until […]
“You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery My soul was like the wind, unleashed and flying free, until you claimed me. You wrapped my giggling gales around your hands, span my tornado until I was dizzy, strung up with your kite of love. Now I am hanging from the branches […]
frail rafts of driftwood discarded by the ocean returning to waves Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1349 Theme Week ep. 3 The Third Voyage of Sinbad