an overcast sky threatening and ribbed with cloud always a surprise with sudden bursts of sunlight or tides of silvery moon Kim M. Russell, 23rd May 2019 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif:  Light Sumana is hosting this week and she has brought us a rich range of quotations and poems about light. She […]

Natures Gift

At five o’clock a patch of sky unfolds its hues like Italian paper, marbled mauves and blues. Untangling on the horizon, the new dawn breaks and, by sunrise, the wrinkled ocean wakes, stifles a yawn, wraps the beach in waves and sky: Nature’s azure gift and early morning surprise. Kim M. Russell, 8th May 2019 […]


Extraordinary blue sky and Japanese artistry accentuate delicate petals against the outline of gnarled branches. They offer new life, calm before the storm of a spring breeze rips the blossom from the trees and fills the Arles air with sweet almond vapour. Kim M. Russell, 24th April 2019 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif […]