Life is a codex Of cinematic Sehnsucht For the perfect past Of twenty-twenty vision, Feinting indecision And fear of a formidable future. While other people’s lives glisten With undiscovered or important Minerals of the moment, I drift between noun And navel-gazing, Unable To choose.   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Wordle […]

Hopeful Snowdrops

bare trees and grey sky long winter nights stretch ahead stars and icicles hopeful snowdrops awaken early tender shoots of spring   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Special #218 Dolores’ 2nd “dreaming of spring” For this second CD-Special of September, Chèvrefeuille has chosen another tanka by Dolores, “dreaming of spring” that […]