An Early Display of Snowdrops

In a mild winter such as this, Snowdrops are woken by the kiss Of early vernal sunshine, bold And eager, pushing shoots Through frozen earth. Verdant leaves unfold And give birth To a snowy drift Of ballerinas, Each in virgin shift, Dancing in the breath Of a chilly breeze.   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]

Van Gogh’s Wheat Field with Cypress

My response to B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie  Green Wheat Field with Cypress, Vincent van Gogh 1889,  Narodni Gallery, Prague   Blue and green Never to be seen An old wive’s tale Rejected by nature Melancholy mixture Blue and green   Artist’s brush Loaded with colour Creates a wash A rural harmony Moving clouds, wheat […]