Siddhartha and Govinda

enduring friendship two sides of the same coin a binding mantra Kim M. Russell, 2018 Siddhartha at the river My response to Carpe Diem #1376 Re-United In today’s episode, Chèvrefeuille tells us about the friendship between Siddhartha and Govinda, both Brahman’s sons who became friends early in their lives but, after starting a quest for […]

Morning Conversations

You lift my hair like a cool breeze and kiss my ear; I’m the only one who’ll hear in the thundering silence of early morning. Everyone else is asleep or deaf to the poem that hums in my head, thrums like a guitar string, chatters like the sparrows in the hedgerows. Even when you trumpet, […]


antique rose withered by the desert sun thirsty for rain Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1375 Petra On our journey along the Silk Road, today we have arrived at the ancient town of Petra, a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. Chèvrefeuille tells us that Petra lies on the slope […]