Waking up to Fear

Wind-buffeted morning shadows hunt silhouettes on back-swept wings. Blood, bone and muscle fit like gloves containing consciousness and fetid fearfulness. Everything breaks and dies. We fear the unexpectedness of death, a slow verb about to spring into action one unknown day, never far away. Kim M. Russell, 2017 The Kiss of Death located at Barcelona’s […]

Summer Sunset

summer silence sifts in an iridescent sky settling in sunset Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1228 sunset (CD Imagination) In the final episode of a month in which we have explored several kigo for summer, classical and non-classical, our last prompt is ‘sunset’.


many memories traced in the lines on his face revealed in his smile Kim M. Russell, 2017 The portrait I found on Pinterest uses only half of a man’s face to tell a story. My response to Carpe Diem Time Travel #5 This week’s ‘weekend-meditation’ is an episode of Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese […]