A Few Clerihew

John Donne Was a dirty old man Who likened fondling and seduction To New World exploration   John Milton Was a glutton for Stilton Nightmares from cheese on toast Resulted in Paradise Lost   Elizabeth Barrett Browning Couldn’t stop frowning Like many lady Victorians She was hooked on laudanum   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My […]

Freewheeling Solstice

solstice cycle freewheeling through summer days then long nights draw in   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 I have a large framed print of this photograph on my study wall: Hermann Landshoff. ‘The Bicyclers’ Published in ‘Junior Bazaar’ August 1946 Image found on  artblart.com My response to Carpe Diem #1054 Summer Solstice Today our prompt is Summer […]

Rare and Unexpected

unexpected a rare marsh fritillary colours of autumn flash in a butterfly’s wings dancing in September sun   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 It’s not easy chasing butterflies with a camera, so I have used this image found on www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk My response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #91 Ese’s Voice, our “runner-up” of the “prayers” kukai. Chèvrefeuille has […]