Ballad of Dark Beauty

Her dress of bombazine was wrappedaround her mottled body like a shroud,her hair was winter-dark, a raven trappedin the violent weir, so cold and loud. She lived apart, contemptuous and proud,believed to be a wanton witch, a lonelywanderer on the heath, at one with cloud,rain, moon and stars. She was the only night dancer on […]

A Dolphin’s Smile

fishing netsamong glittering scalesa dolphin’s smile Kim M. Russell, 6th September 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary, October 2020: Carpe Diem #1831 Dolphins Today’s Carpe Diem seize the day prompt is ‘dolphin’, a friendly, graceful creature.  Chèvrefeuille says that the dolphin is considered to be the ‘king of fish’ by ancient […]