Sinbad’s Voyage Part 1

strange creatures and kings adventure billows the sails sleeping whale awakes Kim M. Russell, 2018   My response to Carpe Diem #1347 Theme Week ep.1 The First Voyage of Sindbad  Chèvrefeuille tells us that, according to 1001 Nights, Sinbad made seven major voyages; today he has shared the story of his first voyage.


This January morning is frost-crisp, wisps of cloud streak the sky, my boots scrape and tinkle gravel where the field rumples, crumples like a fresh white cover over storm-tossed limbs, frozen furrows, hedgerows, overgrown and winter-scented. Tormented by tingling fingers and toes, nose numb and coat buttons come undone, I greet the early magpie, high […]