Unlike most of her friends and acquaintances, her teenage years and early twenties were not so much sweet with romance but bitter with break-ups and dour with disappointment. “I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended,” she told her therapist, “I never chose the unlikely men I ended up with, […]
Laughter and tears together Overhead the stars collide Vernal moon waxes silver Earthy marriage bed Kim M. Russell, 10th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1808 LOVE acrostic challenge The theme this month ‘love’ and today the challenge is to create an acrostic dodoitsu, a four-line Japanese poetry form in which the first letter […]
he puts down the spade wiping his brow with a sleeve a tulip blossoms Kim M. Russell, 4th February 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1806 Unconditional Love Today’s theme, which some of us wrote about yesterday, is ‘unconditional love’.
The past became a foreign place; love was more abundant there, with tangled beads, cheesecloth and lace, and everyone had longer hair. His was auburn and thick, and she longed to run her fingers through it. She watched and waited every day for him to pass her way when they were younger – she remembered […]
Love begins as a bud, new, green and fragile, teased by the breeze and early morning dew. Love begins to open, soft, shy and gentle, caressed by the breeze and the rising sun. Love bursts and blossoms, bright and transcendental, mingling spring scents and lovers’ breath. Love often withers, brown, dry and fearful, hoping that […]
more than a feeling small seed growing in the soul a flowering heart Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1286 Love In a new episode of CDHK, today we have an ‘old’ prompt from February 2016, the month in which all prompts were set by our pirate Hamish Managua Gunn and had […]
from budding branches we are watched by many eyes overflowing spring crowned with shady trees cradling houses in their folds grassy summer hills resilient trees shed lemon, gold, pink and bronze autumn canopy in the winter woods under a blanket of snow green shoots are waking extraordinary Mother Nature works magic in every season Kim […]