Reverse Orbit

Earth is a small blue fingernail whose distant seas and undulations spill colour on early spring mornings here in space I conjure in my imagination primroses, daffodils and tulips warming a leafless woodland that still drips with winter thaw space is a colourless formula a soundless, boundless set of laws that keep me orbiting, a […]

A 6 a.m. Aubade

between twisted slats of blind and sleep-encrusted lids bright celandine rays of early morning sun disperse penumbrae in a flutter of feathers no cooing on the telephone wire in the margin above a line of silver birches a single lingering star flirts with the crescent moon birdsong ripples in liquid silence and so the aubade […]

Mirage

mirror of nature shimmering through vernal haze hope for a lost soul Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1185 mirage (miraajuu) Today our classical kigo is mirage (miraajuu), a naturally occurring optical phenomenon in which light rays are bent to produce a displaced image of distant objects or […]