One Starry Night

one starry night to make that one painting – the rustling leaves                          Chėvrefeuille (2014) silent comets fall to earth illuminating willows leaves and branches blaze bright and silver with starlight under the moon’s eye only trunks lie in shadow holding up the studded sky an owl screeches breaking the starstruck silence sharp talons ready its […]

Through the Eyes of a Child

We watch a big blue tractor rumble by, his small body in my arms, straining to see more. Wide eyes spot two cock pheasants down by the gate, he can’t wait; his small hand grabs his mother’s and they’re off on a hunt, and find pheasants, swans, horses and boats – and chickens! We visit […]

Legs Dancing

I’ve been off-line for a while, so I was pleased to see I have another poem in Visual Verse.  In October’s issue, the image is by Valérie Mannaerts/M Museum Leuven/Alexandra Colmenares.  You can either click here to see the image, read all of the poems and find mine on page 36, or you can go directly to ‘Legs Dancing‘.

Pop Quadrille

the art of quantum physics energetically pops and fizzes on impudent protruding tongues bright and tripping acid tones orange, blue and green on Andy’s silver screen from the depths of velvet underground to a star man spaced out in outer space on Einstein’s face Kim M. Russell, 10th October 2019 My response to dVerse Poets […]

Fragility

on the honeysuckle the fragile wings of a butterfly a fluttering sound                                      Chèvrefeuille (October 2012) heavy and sweetly perfumed memories of warmer days                      Kim M. Russell, 10th October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1760 Butterfly In today’s episode of Carpe Diem’s celebration kai, our challenge is to create a Tan Renga with a given […]