Hospitable Barn

a barn by a lane baked with mud and straw a tissue of holes burrowed by rain, wind and mice decorates the broken door Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1138 hospitality There are only three days left in January and we are nearly at Santiago De Compostela, walking the Road to […]

Eating Poetry

The mille-feuille pastry of a freshly baked poem crumbles at the ferocity of the pen, fragile flakes fly, dotting pages with sugar, a sweetness that may turn stale if we try to savour it for too long. Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest I’m hosting the Weekend Mini Challenge at Imaginary Garden with […]

Pigeon Feather

on overheard wires woodpigeons sit and grumble preening grey plumage their mottled heads together they drop a single feather Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk Day fourteen of Carpe Diem’s Spring Retreat 2017 fragile beauty Chèvrefeuille has welcomed us to the Spring Retreat 2017. Last year we had two retreats: one in summer and […]