The metropolis blooms in wavy heat among paving stones, glass and concrete sprouting with brightly coloured leisure-wear, and parks are littered with deckchairs, where office workers burn like toast as they unfold on the grass to roast. Ties are discarded in the office, water fountains and coolers promise a sparkle in after- noon aridity for […]
the rattling of reeds ruffled by the chilly wind the cool wall’s shelter the rattling of reeds wakes me from my midday nap the artless garden ruffled by the chilly wind shades of green surge and billow in a waking dream the cool wall’s shelter covered with moss and lichen cushion for my feet Kim […]
how glorious young green leaves flash in the sun revealing new tenderness after glorious blossom a skylark sings the pheasant’s voice is the instrumental music following the dawn chorus a composition for two early summer rains falling so heavily they cover up the waterfall conjures rainbows and applause long after the thunderstorm passing through autumn […]
pillows are dented in the sheets empty wrinkles lingering essence Kim M. Russell, 11th July 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1472 emptiness Today’s image is entitled ‘emptiness’.