Christmas Troiku

winter solitude – in a world of one color the sound of wind                         © Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) winter solitude – single skater on the lake inscribing circles in a world of one color inky crows compose haiku in the sky the sound of wind resonates in icicles nature’s Christmas bells Kim M. Russell, 2017 […]

A Round of Robins

Tucked into a bowl of shallow hills, where icicles hang and chill snow spills over the valley like milk on cornflakes, is a cosy chocolate yule log cabin, home to the guardian of Christmas robins. Stoking a crackling stove with wood, she prepares a feast of woodland food: fat balls, berries, nuts and seeds to […]