You can keep your clowns…

those unfunny comics with their distorted faces and noisy antics, brightly-coloured anarchists. No more animals in the ring! Uncage the wild and suffering bears and lions, the chimpanzees at infinite human tea parties. Give me the sparkles of lights in the darkness, knife-throw and fire-eatery, magic and mystery, sequins and grace, balance and flight of […]

Clouds and Waves

clouds and waves carry my dreams away tugging my anchor                                  Dolores my heart is a boat adrift on an unforgiving sea                             Kim M. Russell, 17th September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: clouds and waves Today […]

Dim Glow of a Campfire

the end of the day the trailing threads of sunset stained with  pungent smoke                 Kim M. Russell, 17th September 2018 haunted valley deep in the mountains the dim glow of a campfire                      Chèvrefeuille My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge 2018 Chained Together III: […]

A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

Sculpted by seasons Tumbled by a watercourse On a river bank M O S Spores drift in a cloud Nuclear showers of green rain Exploding on the breeze Kim M. Russell, 16th September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser #1 Introduction and first challenge We have a new feature, a tricky one, in which […]

Where Shadow Chases Light

from unknown skies on breath of a passing breeze perfume of promise from unknown skies flocks of migrant geese arrive autumn on their wings on breath of a passing breeze drifting smoke like old man’s beard tangled in brambles perfume of promise berries and windfall apples leaves for the bonfire Kim M. Russell, 16th September […]