Past Peonies

Grandfather’s garden I pick peony petals fading on dry soil Grandfather’s garden haven of childhood summers no clouds in the sky I pick peony petals silky frills of deep cerise my secret friends fading on dry soil distant memories and tears his watering can Kim M. Russell, 16th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem […]

Daisies After the Storm

around the mansion daisies standing strong together after the storm Chèvrefeuille, 2012 around the mansion a common constellation twinkling in the grass daisies standing strong together pregnant with pollen refreshed by raindrops after the storm welcome hum of honeybees ichorous sunshine Kim M. Russell, 7th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1719 Daisies: Troiku […]

Jane’s Flowers

depth of a flower flying away with the bee some mystery                                  Jane Reichhold depth of a flower within protective petals pollen paradise flying away with the bee a honeyed secret stolen by a breeze some mystery stored within a honeycomb Nature’s musings Kim M. Russell, 26th July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1711 flowers […]

Shadow

cool shady willows melting in purple shadows October mountains cool shady willows soaking up rain and sunshine a cascade of green melting in purple shadows giant silhouettes holding up the sky October mountains litter of discarded leaves aglow with sunset Kim M. Russell, 23rd July 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1709 shadow (Crossroads-Troiku) In […]

Enjoyment Fusion and Troiku

tepid rain shower mingling with warm pool ripples sun sparkles on skin tepid rain shower releases petrichor scent dusty afternoon mingling with warm pool ripples not a breath of breeze early leaf fall floats sun sparkles on skin emerging from deep water sudden splash of light Kim M. Russell, 18th July 2019 My response to […]