road’s flanked by poplars a tremulous whispering secrets on the breeze Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1328 Along the Road Today we have a quote from Paulo Coelho’s The Pilgrimage: “I began to talk to everything along the Road: tree trunks, puddles, fallen leaves and beautiful vines. It was an exercise […]
the echo of bells punctuated by silence giving thanks for peace Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #1 again peace In the first episode of CDHK’s traditional countdown to Christmas feature, ‘Seven Days Before Christmas’, the theme is peace.
tail tipped with hoar frost ring of russet fox breath hangs sparkling in dawn light sprigs of mistletoe cosy kisses and cuddles a roaring fireplace seasonal poems first snow against window panes whisper of sleigh bells Christmas tree baubles a pile of brightly wrapped gifts a child’s glowing smile Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response […]
Deafening silence; the germ of a noisy thought bubbles at its heart, ready to burst stars into gushing streams, rivers and mighty oceans that teem with life. Seahorses, short-snouted and spiny, tide-tangled in the briny, are eager to shed the waves and give the land a try. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Mindlovemisery’s […]
First light bends, dips and sweeps through brackish shallows of mist, where weather-stained sheep graze on meagre brittle grass and rooks stab between the furrows of fields like crumbled Christmas cake, sprinkled with frost and ice-baked. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt – Mists – #writephoto
We rise to weak sun in porcelain skies. Blizzards have gathered and frost lies hard under thick white blankets: a landscape of sleeping giants, mountains and steppes. Snow feathers land on a bare black hedge where, Christmas card cute, with sharp black eye and red breast burning against the snow, a robin reminds us that […]