Following Threads

A poem found in Science Alert in an article by Peter Dockrill in paint-laden brushstrokes fractal patterns trace cognitive changes like snowflakes self-repeating and replicating in each work of art analysing artists’ souls following flimsy threads of neurodegenerative decline Kim M. Russell, 2016 Salvador Dali’s The Basket of Bread (1926) and The Swallow’s Tail (1983). […]

Good Riddance to 2016

This last year has stolen Childhood memories, Sprayed terror like graffiti On walls of peaceful cities, Torn stars and heroes Like leaves off autumn trees, While we clung to a glass cliff In a year of tragedies. A wave of coulrophobia, Caused by the election, Was surfed by post-truth politics On a tempestuous ocean. 2016 […]

Winter Breath

frostbitten landscape exhales clouds of foggy breath icicle music Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1110 Winter Breath by Adrian von Ziegler Today we are being inspired by a composition from Adrian von Ziegler entitled ‘Winter Breath and a tanka from Chèvrefeuille’s personal weblog, which he posted as part of the recent […]