Mumbling into Black Holes

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Music Prompt #47: “Take Courage” by Andrew Bird   When words begin to crumble, Stale cake on your tongue, Thoughts fossilise and tumble Into back holes, one by one. Fingers fly and fumble, Trying to catch words That escape like mumbles And fly away like birds. Eyes still see, heart still […]

Dream Fishing

My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge # 103 Basho’s “a flash of lightning!” inazuma ya yami no kata yuku goi no koe a flash of lightning— passing through the darkness a night heron’s scream                     © Basho (1644-1694) statue still it waits for prey in the shallows of my dreams                 © Kim M. Russell, 2016 […]