Some of my neighbours

My small contribution to Jacqui’s  From Here To There….Echoes Of My Neighbourhood over on A Cooking Pot and Twisted Tales. My plans to get out and about taking photographs of some of the many windmills in our neighbourhood (all in different states of repair) have been thwarted by the randomness of the weather and revising Chapters […]

Springtime Scribbles

Last year’s fading foliage scrambles Over the weather-worn garden fence, Tangling with rampant nettles and brambles, Snatching and snarling, dark and dense. Primroses cower among the roots, Innocent lemon flowery softness, Custodians of other tender shoots Full of sap and youthfulness: Sure signs of spring begin to filter Through the closing door of winter.   […]

Rain in the Valley

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie  B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Kyrielle Rain Over Rovereto by G.s.k.   Sticky with kisses of raindrops Town overflows with red rooftops Splintering like slabs of toffee In Vallagarina valley Silent bells of the church tower Ghostly pealing of the hour Filling every square and alley A storm’s brewing in the […]

The River Sings

My response to Mindlovesmisery’s Menageri Music Prompt #32 ” “Riverside” by Agnes Obel   The riverside bench is empty This evening Where coy catkins lean and dip Writing In the silver ripples poems To spring If you listen closely you will hear the river Sing   © Kim M. Russell, 2016