Cruel Illusion

thirsty for her love
a shimmering oasis
lips dry and salty

Kim M. Russell, 2018

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Maxfield Parrish, Young King of the Black Isles – image found on Pinterest

My response to Carpe Diem #1345 The Story of the Young King of the Black Isles

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5 thoughts on “Cruel Illusion

      1. It did my head in! I felt that the theme..’islands’ didn’t have much to do with the tale/title. I should have as Kristjaan . Anyway, I wrote 2 senryus to cover both theme and tale. But yours was really clever 🙂

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