A Secret Chord

in a minor chord they’re singing Hallelujah the broken the faithful even those who needed proof opening their hearts in a blaze of light nothing on their tongues but one word to be heard a holy hallelujah in a secret chord © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P Shadorma & Beyond – […]

Autumn Reflections

reflections of autumn tumbling earth and rust diluted in ripples of a river swept under a bridge © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image courtesy of Bastet My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P Shadorma & Beyond – Full Circle – October 15, 2016 Today Bastet has told us about the shadorma: where it comes from, its form and […]

Sheaves in Autumn

Sheaves of cloud weeping seeds of rain on plane leaves wet and black echo muffled on the lawn- it’s autumn again. Remembrance of the sheaves of men harvested from French fields engenders tears from heaven for those who were slain. © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma […]

Dancing at Sunset

Sun setting on the olive field as we dance together reflects in your eyes as flames igniting your soul   smouldering my head on your chest hearts beating together dancing in the olive field forever entwined.   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond: Zeki Majed – September […]

Vincent’s Vagaries

lightning rod madness in his hand wheeling stars round the moon brush strokes burning into dawn a conflagration   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond: Robert Fagles – September 17, 2016 This week Paloma has asked us to continue to follow Candy’s lead by reinterpreting an existing poem as a […]

No Tongue

there’s no tongue in their shoes – just holes rain seeps in no bells chime but the message in their eyes is ringing clearly   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found onwww.theguardian.com My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – September 10, 2016 Thank you, Candy, for filling in for Bastet and Paloma, and […]