Milly lined up the pills on the windowsill. The furniture went with the bailiffs. She remembered the thunderous knock at the door – the bell hadn’t rung since the power was cut. The children were safely dispatched to their father’s new house, where they could play in the enormous garden. Milly didn’t even have a […]
Day: August 19, 2019
Poetry Pea Podcast: Switching Senses
Patricia has kindly included two of my haiku in the latest Poetry Pea Podcast Series 2 Episode 16: Switching Senses, which is an interesting collection of haiku using the methodology of synesthesia, also known as ‘sense switching’, or about the phenomenon of tasting or feeling images, words, colours and sounds. They are read by Patricia and you […]
Lies About Pigs
I’m pleased that Visual Verse has included my poem in August’s issue. It was inspired by a cute image of a swimming pig by Jakob Owens. You can either click here to see the image, read all of the poems and find mine on page 31, or you can go directly to ‘Lies About Pigs‘.
Monarch on milkweed haunting mist by the roadside a pillow of floss Kim M. Russell, 19th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1727 Milkweed At the start of a new week of wildflowers, we have milkweed. I was interested to read that, during World War II, milkweed floss was collected in the United States […]