It’s no way to live, waiting for someone to give you a cue, come to the rescue: a soul on hold in the autocue with no words to say and nothing to do but wait for Godot in the queue – missing the cue. © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on sensanostra.com My response to […]
I’ve attended this school For such a long time, Knowing that I will grow old And graduate, Take leave of stories we’ve told, Songs we played by ear And games we’ve won and lost. At the end, when the last chapter’s read, When the villain is dead and the heroine wed, Let me sleep with […]
flying in a skein wintering geese embroider dense November skies decorating angry clouds with silken goose-foot stitches © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image by James MCallum found on http://www.ournorfolk.org.uk/ My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #7 Teika’s third Tanka Writing Technique “Elegant beauty” Today Chèvrefeuille has shared the third of Ten Tanka Writing Techniques by Teika: […]
ballerina dancing in the moonlight silver turns to gold © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem “Make the Haiku Complete” (100) encore, just for fun. “dancing in the moonlight” In a surprise episode of Chèvrefeuille’s Make the Haiku Complete, the goal is to add the first and third lines […]
in a chilly square by a market brazier frozen fingers meet over steaming chestnuts’ heat breath mingling in icy air © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #6 chestnuts In this episode, Chèvrefeuille explained how, in ancient Japan, it was a custom between two poets (writers) to exchange waka instead of […]
For the tenth time this year, one of my poems has been published on-line by Visual Verse. It’s on page 34 of this month’s edition, Vol 4, Chapter 01, which is full of fantastic poetry and prose, all based on one unusual image. You can find it at http://visualverse.org/.