you cooked me a meal so delicious I barely stopped between mouthfuls the richness of its flavour imprinted on my tongue oblivious to the knowledge that it wouldn’t last for long I wiped my lips on a napkin wishing for another taste ignoring the red wine in my glass in case the piquancy went to […]
moonlight moving with the gate as the servant girl takes an evening overhead branches entwined […]
Apple peel, apple peel, tell me true, who am I going to get married to? I waited too long before I threw the browned skin over my shoulder, and it wasn’t until we were much older that I knew my true love was you. Kim M. Russell, 24th February 2020 My response to dVerse Poets […]
the poise of a cat as it springs onto my lap vibrating purrs Kim M. Russell, 24th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1816: kittens This Friday will be the last day of February and Carpe Diem’s month of love, in which we’ve written about several kinds of Love; today our challenge is to […]
night thaws to morning the clean broom of spring snowfall sweeping cold from stones night thaws to morning a rim of frost on the grass turning to dew the clean broom of spring snowfall biting wind and ice gentled by the sun sweeping cold from stones leaves a wake of greenery a morning bouquet Kim […]
my grandfather I said I would marry him when I grew up Kim M. Russell, 22nd February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1815 Haiku: first love In Friday’s belated episode of Carpe Diem’s Haiku Kai, we are writing about first love.
I’ve been submitting poems to the Visual Verse online anthology since 2016, and am delighted to have another poem featured in the February 2020 issue, Vol. 7, Chapter 4. The inspiration is an amazing image by Omid Armin. As you will see, I’m in great company, with Jane Dougherty featured on the previous page. You can […]