The Meeting of Stream and Sea

A stream went dancing, Glinting and glancing Down to a deeply scooped bay, Where waves ebbed and swelled And fishermen dwelled In cottages by the quay. For homecoming skiffs, On top of high cliffs, Perched a lighthouse tall and proud Above sea stacks, waves, And dark granite caves Carved out by storms wild and loud. […]

Pebble on a Lonely Beach

brine-tumbled pebble abandoned by the ocean on a lonely beach I hear the wind’s threnody floating on the next high tide © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #10 Teika’s 4th Tanka Writing Technique – convicting feeling (abandoned beach) In Carpe Diem’s Tanka Splendor month, we are exploring the Ten Tanka […]