Morning breaks slowly; in the emerging light, robins and blackbirds rehearse their words, tuning up quietly before they release their songs like raindrops into the stream of morning birdsong to seep into my dream. Kim M. Russell, 30th April 2019 My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Tuesday Platform Poems in April Day 30: […]

Birdsong Choka

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – July 16, 2016. Bastet has asked us to write our reflections about change either by using a Choka (formed by writing any number of 5/7 syllable couplets and ending the poem with an extra seven-syllable line) or a Shadorma (a non-rhyming six-line poem of 3/5/3/3/7/5 syllables) or perhaps a Shadorma variation.  We should choose […]