Coastal Terzanelle

The coastline is a rugged spine of cliff, its rocky ribs fall and rise with each breath of wind and wave that shifts the distant skiff. Its feet stand firm and solid in the depth of salty water tugging at its bones, ribs falling, rising with each breath. The tides have loosened roots and bits […]

Angels and Stars

Stone angels form a guard of honour outside a mausoleum door visible from the open gate where the mourners assemble and wait. Whether it’s a simple grave or tomb, when hair, nails and flesh are gone all that’s left is stardust and bone. Kim M. Russell, 1st November 2018 My response to Imaginary Garden with […]

The First Footstep

one step at a time walking towards paradise with benevolence Kim M. Russell, 1st November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1535 Zarathustra (or Zoroaster) “the first footstep” (Use That Quote) In the final episode of Carpe Diem’s sixth anniversary month, the letter Z is a quote from Zarathustra (or Zoroaster), an ancient Persian Philosopher: […]