ancient memories light up the night sky with a shimmer of astral dust yesterday’s magic scintillates astrology and mysticism a twinkling aura crowns the moon drunk with cosmic wine and weightlessness motionless in freefall earth is an afterthought a blue yo-yo suspended in the echo chamber of space while the universal orchestra plays a silent […]
Month: August 2017
curls of red waves framing a summer sunset another perspective Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1247 Abstract Painting (the logo) In the final episode of CDHK modern art month, Chèvrefeuille has shared an abstract painting.
autumn colours rising from sun-baked dust clouds of rust Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1246 growth (unknown artist) In the penultimate episode of a month about modern art, today’s image is by an unknown artist and was found on Pinterest.
a silent moment the germ of a noisy thought bubbling in its heart Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Vision Quest Revived #1 day 3 Issa’s silence Today is the last day of the revived CD Vision Quest and Chèvrefeuille has chosen a haiku by Issa.
She had a closet full of shoes she wouldn’t throw away, reminders of the comfy days when every shoe would fit. For me, it was a treasure trove of giant shoes for a four-year-old to slide across the lino, Ginger to my grandfather’s Astaire. I was completely unaware of the agony of her size three […]
silent green shadows permeate dewy garden ousted by the sun Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Vision Quest revived #1 day 2 deep silence Today Chèvrefeuille has shared a haiku by Basho to meditate and contemplate on. He wants us to reach for inner wisdom on a quest to find deeper meaning.
Head Above The Water
they’re keeping their heads surrounded by salt water fingers in the dykes Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1245 Head Above The Water (by Henk Hofstra) Today Chèvrefeuille has shared another piece of modern art from his home town, in a man-made area called the polder, which is surrounded by dikes to […]
Passion for Perfection
He glows with bliss, with an innate passion for perfection. Pressing fingers, his caressing hand lingers, a blessing on the wax sole of her right foot. Repeating movements endlessly does not destroy the spontaneity, the joy in recreating every day a corps de ballet. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille: […]
from depths of silence the muffled tick of a clock anchored to morning Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem’s Vision Quest revived #1 deep silence Carpe Diem’s Vision Quest is a three-day challenge to write a haiku in response to a shared haiku, with only 24 hours to respond. A haiku captures […]
truthful artistry conceived in vernal turmoil complicated birth Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1244 In Utero (by Guglielmo Alberto Nacci) With only four days left in the Modern Art month, today we have a painting by Guglielmo Alberto Nacci entitled ‘In Utero’.