Descent to Wroclaw

I don’t like getting to and from airports, the hanging around, the waiting in queues and the scrutiny of airport officials, but I do enjoy flying. I like switching off and ignoring other passengers, immersing myself in a book with nothing else to distract me – no telephone or door to answer, no appointments to […]

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 – […]