Skyful of Hope

On a moist and mizzling day, my skin is pearled with gossamer mist, eyes wide with the expanse of grey above me, dotted with a scattering of distant birds. There is only emptiness and portents of winter in the yawning sky, and the days seem filled with loneliness. But when evening comes and the cloud […]

Hope

while leaves are falling hope flows in a fresh young shoot surprised by late sun Kim M. Russell, 8th October 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1517 Hope (Imagination) This month all of the Carpe Diem prompts follow the letters of the alphabet and today we have the letter H.  The challenge is an imagination […]

Hope

Hope is a drop of water in the midst of drought; a small boat without oars but plenty of room if we squeeze together; footprints in the dust that lead to somewhere safe; a kind hand and an honest smile on a stranger’s face. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to dVerse Poets Quadrille: Hope […]