Song of the Grasshopper

grasshopper in cropped copper fields calls to clouds sings to storms above whispered promises wind in the stubble   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond: Twelfth Song – August 27, 2016. Welcome back to Paloma, who has given us a Navajo ceremonial chant and song lyrics by Rich Mullins […]

The Resonance of a Glockenspiel

My response to imaginary garden with real toads Little Tiny  Our task today is to be inspired by Brandi’s song to write our own verse on the subject(s) of being and/or feeling alone, building walls, glockenspiels and jingle bells, cliches and replays, or anything else “Little Tiny” brings up for us. I’m not sure about […]

No Place to Hide

My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge #45: Summer storm, also linked to dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #178 – Saving Grace photo ©Fir0002     No place to hide On a path overhung with trees: No place to hide, Escape the thrumming of sulphide, Imminent lightning on the breeze, An undercurrent of unease: No place to hide […]

Nature’s Way

My response to Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt – Cave – #writephoto The way led down an old green lane, Into the woods and back again, A weed-riddled path quite overhung With heavy foliage that swung Across the crumbling hillside.   Returning ravens overhead, Ill-omened messengers of the dead, Croaked a raucous resounding knell, Gurgled like […]