Chestnuts and Honesty

Lacklustre remains of chestnuts Nestle in messy mats of leaves And wind-dried crackling pods Marked by embryonic seeds. The forest floor’s fluorescent With early morning frost, Strung with brittle gossamer, Slippery with drips and trickles. The world awakes to winter bells: A glockenspiel of icicles. Kim M. Russell, 2017 – Ilmari Nen My response to […]

Echoes of Twilight

On the air, the taste of frost; breath of wood smoke and tang of leaves are suspended in twilight. A full moon reaches out to touch reflections splintering the white, tinged with bright lights of Christmas trees. Twinkling through the streetlight’s glow, intimate lamps of home remind us that its time to make our way. […]

Frost Art

early morning frost sketching cobwebs and snail trails with a silver touch Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie  Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, December 14th 2016, Mixing It Up, a Haiku Writing Techniques In this new episode, Chèvrefeuille has introduced a haiku writing technique and challenged us to use it. […]

Allegro

frost in the garden allegro con spirito everything glitters Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to Carpe Diem #1091 Sonata in E, Op. 1/3 by Cecilia Maria Barthélemon Chèvrefeuille has shared another piece of music by a female composer, Cecilia Maria Barthélemon (1767-1859), an English singer, composer, pianist, and organist who published sonatas and occasional […]