Since I retired and as I get older, I find I need less sleep. I frequently wake around three, four or five o’clock, unable to return to the dark cocoon that enveloped me so cosily when I was younger.  When the cats chirrup from the bedroom door, I no longer turn over and burrow back […]

Winds Howl in Rage

over the wintry forest winds howl in rage with no leaves to blow                                   Natsume Soseki storm-tattered trees bend and crack birds tremble on bare branches                    Kim M. Russell, 1st September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III winds howl […]