A Round of Robins

Tucked into a bowl of shallow hills, where icicles hang and chill snow spills over the valley like milk on cornflakes, is a cosy chocolate yule log cabin, home to the guardian of Christmas robins. Stoking a crackling stove with wood, she prepares a feast of woodland food: fat balls, berries, nuts and seeds to […]

Gusty Morning on the Beach

wind roars through the dunes strafing beach and steel-grey waves further down the coast matchstick people walking dogs push hard against the weather Kim M. Russell, 2016 L. S. Lowry ‘People On The Beach’ found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem Special #222 Candy’s 2nd “morning walk” (tanka) This month Candy of rhymeswithbug.com is our featured […]

Musical Dreams

in musical dreams fingers conjure golden notes echo of cello Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1092 Fantasy in G-moll for Cello and Piano by Fanny Mendelssohn Our musical inspiration for today is by another female composer, Fanny Mendelssohn, a German pianist and composer who composed over 460 pieces of music: Fantasy […]