Go n-éirí an bóthar leat 

Amongst night-black Blanket bogs and silver-green Crags that thrust towards the welkin, Dull flanks of split stones Ever reaching Field to field, Glimmer with quartz in the low light’s spill. Helter-skeltering on ragged Inky wings down the wintry chill, Jackdaws splash the sun, off Kilter, in and out of cloud shadows. Long lanes tip up […]

A Secret Chord

in a minor chord they’re singing Hallelujah the broken the faithful even those who needed proof opening their hearts in a blaze of light nothing on their tongues but one word to be heard a holy hallelujah in a secret chord © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P Shadorma & Beyond – […]

Dance of Earth and Moon

in their tantric dance the earth and moon trip the light of a galaxy cheek to cheek and face to face inhaling each other’s breath © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #13 Teika’s Fifth Tanka Writing Technique “Lofty Style” (full moon) In this new episode of […]

Petals Perfume and Poems

unwritten poems hide in delicate petals of an unfurled rose romance buds despite the thorns spilling words with its perfume © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #12 Romance The prompt for today is ‘romance’ and Chèvrefeuillehave given us an image as inspiration to create a tanka about romance together with an […]