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When our beautiful Tosca was killed two years ago to this day, I thought I would never find such feline companionship again. I didn’t mourn alone. My husband, who found her, was equally stricken, and Luna, who had never been a lone cat, sat in the garden waiting for her mother to return. After months […]
sunset colours settling on giant shoulders coquettish clouds’ blush Kim M. Russell, 24th May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1439 mountain(s) Today we have a modern kigo of spring that fits this month’s ‘journey into the high mountains of the Andes’: mountains, with a few haiku by Jane Reichhold to awaken our muses: soul […]
cloud-bound mountain peaks recline on the horizon two sleeping giants Kim M. Russell, 23rd May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1438 Chachani (Imagination-episode) Today we have another imagination-challenge: an image of Chachani and Misti, two mountain peaks in Peru.
The mouse left on the mat is a present from big cat; she seems to think I’m partial to a rodent, cheeky rascal, and doesn’t understand me when I find dead birds unsavoury. But sometimes she is clever and leaves me just a feather. When I’m tucked up in my bed, little cat sits by […]
We huddled by the Hudson, under a black umbrella. Shoes leaked, Miss Liberty was draped in cloud. Open brollies mushroomed in open-topped buses. Dodging puddles on Fifth Avenue, we found shelter under awnings. New York dripped in my ears, American sentences in the rain. Kim M. Russell, 22nd May 2018 Another poem for this week’s […]
ancient geoglyphs hidden from the earthbound eye monkey in the sand Kim M. Russell, 22nd May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1437 Nazca Culture Today we have found out about the Nazca lines, created by the Nazca culture between 300 B.C and 600 A.D., which consist of geometric forms and figures, such as a […]