Breaking the Silence

the moon greets the dawn shimmering from night’s silent well breaking the stark silence of a winter morning, a single crow calls in sleep’s dark cocoon there are sounds no one else can hear beyond the heart beat, air in lungs and surge of blood in ears from the depths of sleep, muffled ticks are […]

Missing Pieces

Earth is a puzzle of constantly changing shapes and landscapes; we are missing some pieces from the cosmic jigsaw as we spin and see-saw through space. It’s being pulled apart by the human race. How can we put our Humpty Dumpty planet together again? Kim M. Russell, 30th July 2018 My response to dVerse Poets […]

My Lucky Tea

blossoming plum trees eclipsing lunar mountains petals in my tea blossoming plum trees soaked by a rain-filled breeze an April wedding eclipsing lunar mountains streaked with  morning a blood orange sun petals in my tea pink ships on the horizon delectable dream Kim M. Russell, 29th July 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation […]

Seaside Sonnet

The ice cream drip of summer days leaves sticky stains on memories steeped in salt and vinegar, candy floss, egg sandwiches and seaside rock. Faded black and white photos lack the sunny glare of beach towels, the welcome rainbow of parasols, barking dogs and beach balls bouncing in the sea and then the thrill of […]