Spring Sirens

Titanic waves dash shallow dunes, Whipping marram and couch grass Into whistling spring-tide siren tunes. Surges pulverise heaven and earth And sculpt the beach into a curve. The suicidal tidal moon surfs Across the restless sea and laughs As cottages tumble down the street Shore bound, where the elements meet, And disintegrate in gushing foam: […]

Spring Concert

blackbirds are crooning backed by rumbling of ravens and woodpecker’s drum nature’s musicians perform a concert to welcome spring Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) B.) musical chord (tanka) In the second episode of this special Theme Week, in which we celebrate what would have been Jane Reichhold’s […]