beautiful lotus perfume floats on a warm spring breeze thoughts of love blossom   Kim M. Russell, 2017 Portrait of a Woman, Mughal, c1640, image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1176 Theme Week Hafiz (2) lover On the second day of the Theme Week for this month, we are exploring the beauty […]

The Murdered Lover

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #110 Image by Mira Nedyalkova She floats, cloudy chiffon-shrouded corpse Among the waterlilies, a damsel fly, Once distressed but now at peace. She sinks, buoyant bubble-buffeted body, Among the frog spawn burbling by, Once captured but now released. She lies, leaden lady of the lake, Mud-filled mouth and […]