When life began its haunting dance Among a symphony of stars, There was no sun, nor was there day, No rivers, streams or reservoirs, Just one small drop of astral dew That twinkled in the morning sky, That dripped and fell and swelled and grew, Made planets gasp and comets sigh, The universe and heaven […]
The hollow knell Of a brass elephant bell’s Ponderous tune Begins to swell, Low and musical In the forest gloom. An elephant bull Strives in limited room, First his shoulder lifts, The bell rumbles, Then his body shifts From side to side And the bell tumbles Around his neck, An extra burden, A signal bell, […]
Smooth groove Of water on stone Reflection of sky In aqueous tones An unblinking eye In a socket of rock With a pebbled iris And a skull of chalk A giant’s view Framed by heather Bathed by dew And worn by weather Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo […]
Craving warmth Of fine feline fur, Amber eyes, Heart-shaped nose; Skittish kitten or cool cat Purring in my lap. © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Friday Night Music Prompt #58: Constant Craving by kd lang Our host, a darkened house, wants to know about our constant cravings.