Feathered Sedoka

juvenile magpie still unpractised in flying squats under the willow tree little kingfisher flashes turquoise upriver an accomplished acrobat Kim M. Russell, 4th August 2019   My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #96 Little Ones: Sedoka In the first weekend meditation of August 2019, our challenge is to create a different kind of Japanese […]

Spitting Feathers

Between shingle beach and salty lagoon, marsh and reed bed, feathered spirits, soul-anchored by ponderous words, observe migrating birds and hanker to be free. They long to sweep above thorny thistles, dart after insects in the air, glittering lightning across fields and down lanes, breaking over towns and villages like waves. Petrochemicals of centuries clog […]