In the Fields

ancient warriors ghosts mists over the foreign highlands – waiting for the full moon                         © Chèvrefeuille graveyards become battlefields watered by the tears of stars in the fields with ripe rice plants for the Gods the sickle is used . . .                                   © Takezaki Shisen slowly waxing sickle moon forecasts satisfied bellies white poppy it […]

Helvetia’s Ribs

Celtic sand-scumbled Helvetia’s ribs, half-emerged, reach for the sunlight; nibbled by Atlantic waves, disappearing day by day. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My twenty-eighth response to Carpe Diem Winter Retreat 2017: Life is Beautiful A sight I would like to see before the waves eat her away: the remains of the Helvetia, shipwrecked near Rhosili on […]