Brew

She takes so much trouble With her stardust and her bubbles, Stirring pollen and feathers, Boiling them together With hints and dark suggestions: To magnetise emotions Into marital devotions While she remains alone, Stirring her copper cauldron. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt #193 “Collage 35”

I Miss You

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt #173 “Collage 28” Together, they inhaled autumn: Decomposing leaves, Wet fox in undergrowth, Brambles snagging sleeves, Following fallen acorns until the sun broke through. He found a perfect russet Leaf for her to press, Alleviate her distress At his leaving. She pumped into his suitcase A cloud of her […]

Cardinal Dreams

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt #163 “Collage 25” Picture of Sign Credit: Ray Flanagen The quote “Sometimes, all you can do is lie in bed, and hope to fall asleep before you fall apart.” William C. Hannah   He dreamed he was a prince Untangling briars In a fairy-tale wasteland, Breaking through To a vertiginous Precipice […]