Making Tracks

chill winds gust and blow wrong types of leaves on the tracks – autumn waves goodbye Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 30th 2016, departure Today is November 30th, the last day of this month, which can also be considered the last day of autumn, […]

Waves like Arabian Stallions

(covering Patti Smith’s ‘Horses’) in a sea of possibilities I’m surrounded by waves like stallions horses coming from all directions noses flaming white manes shining stars in the black mare of night up against a sea wall I seize the first possibility in a crash of waves coming in like Arabian stallions lapping into sea […]

In the Grip

We are in the grip of a stelliferous season, that famous episode of frost and florid falls of leaves in the annual Penny Dreadful, when we fend off the temptation to watch hours of plasma television. Outside, branches wave, trees tugged by boisterous fingers, a friendly invitation to join the fun, kick leaves, run riot, […]

The Wreckage of Autumn

the tyrant autumn hauls its ruinous wreckage in a windy wake: leaf skeletons, smears in mud, final traces of colour Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #28 Teika’s Tenth Tanka Writing Technique “Demon-quelling” (prompt: autumn departs) Today Chèvrefeuille has brought us the last Tanka Writing Technique by Teika: demon-quelling – […]