The Seafarer’s Garden

My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge #12: Quatern   Merged in a wash of blatant blue, Ocean and sky meet in a kiss, The seafarer surveys the view, Standing alone in private bliss.   Sloping down to a steep cliff’s edge, Merged in a wash of blatant blue, Surrounded by sheep’s bit and sedge, Scattered […]

Sea Birds

Along the shingly shore And further up the creek Swoop black-backed gulls Spearing silver fish in lethal beaks On the apron of marshland Redshanks pipe nervously Long skeins of geese Lace the cloudy sky And wigeon wing hurriedly In twos and threes Heading Farther out To sea   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image of Spotted Redshank […]