Pleiades Pentimento

We were three bright stars, three sisters, no brother, never far from our earth mother, an open star cluster until I discovered the universe, my comet tail burning through space. Now, middle-aged Pleiades, we are fading stars and sisterhood is nebulous in the stubborn constellation of Taurus. No longer a pole star in your lives, […]

Empty of Thirst

clouds bypass deserts mountains suck up all the rain only waves of heat Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1363 Taklamakan Desert (the “Sea of Death”)(Northern route) Today, on our journey along the ancient Silk Road, we are following the Northern Route that brings us along the Taklamakan Desert, one of largest […]