Winter Octet

Skeleton stalks and leaves Litter the ground below the trees Headstone sky heavy and grey Weighs down the metallic winter day Willows weep and wind moans loud Weaving skeins across the cloud A funeral fugue of geese Paints a seasonal masterpiece   © Kim M. Russell, 2015 Image found on


I don’t worry about whether It’s foggy or snowy Sunny or grey I enjoy weather Whatever It articulates Feelings in my heart Thoughts in my mind Illustrates the day Colours in-between the lines Of life Offers something to talk about Fills in the gaps Introduces strangers Brings together friends Determines how a day starts And […]