Cloud Thieves

The garden’s gaunt with February grey, even the grass is dirty this early morning Sunday and the clouds above are murky, drifting ragged ghosts or a witchy hurly burly racing towards the coast. One sudden ray of sun distracts them from their post; light-fingered clouds gather as one, purloin the golden coin and run. Kim […]


with a humble stone we can grind grains to make bread or finish a wall leaving clouds to do their job: gather rain, then let it fall Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image of woman grinding grain found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1169 humble In this episode Chèvrefeuille has shared another poem by […]

Birth of an Ice Cloud

Ice clouds are born as crystals created from water vapour attracted to individual small atmospheric particles: a microbe or volcanic ash, pehaps. The process known as ice nucleation is the formation of wispy cirrus clouds that hang where temperatures are low and humidity is high in an otherwise clear sky. Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]