A final poem for 2015

Tangles of Briar The briars lost their leaves months ago Exposing thorns sharp as shards of glass They have not been exposed to snow Or made brittle by frost and ice Their black threads tangle the hedgerow Ensnaring harmless birds and mice Foraging for elderberry and sloe And my careless hand scratched twice Beaded with […]

Broken Clock

My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge 11: Sayings   Even a broken clock Is right twice a day No urgent tick or tock No clamorous chime To mark the time Just the sun Rising and setting Clouds passing Wind blowing Dandelion seeds – Another broken clock   © Kim M. Russell, 2015 Image found on ifsantag.deviantart.com   […]

A Windy Night

  If I were a kite last night I would have been dancing in the dark weaving in branches and having a lark with washing making dogs bark instead I was hiding under the covers listening to the whoop and howl of the wind I even jumped when it blew the window open and rushed […]

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,800 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]