Spring Sorrow

ragged rooks follow the path of a plough black wings reflect the sorrow lonely tomorrow tear springs walking in yarrow sad chiaroscuro death stings Kim M. Russell. 25th April 2019 My response to dVerse Poets Pub Poetry Form: the Lai Grace is our host with a new poetry form: the lai. It reminds me a […]

Poetry Pea Filmku Podcast

I am delighted that Patricia of Poetry Pea has kindly included two of my ‘filmku’ in her latest podcast. There are notes to accompany the podcast on the Poetry Pea website, in which you can read haiku and senryu on the topic of film, together with brief information about the poets. The topic for May […]


These curtains so accurately drawn in water on my windowpane remind me of briny tears, the way they ran in perfect vertical lines down the misty windscreen with the broken windscreen wiper that day on the storm tossed seafront. Even the urchin seagulls hugged the gritty beach. Who knew that distance could hurt so much? […]