A Walk in the Cemetery by Moonlight

A celebration before winter darkness,fingering crumbled earth with brightness, moonlight creeps through autumn turbulenceto gild gravestones hunkered in silence. Pale breath of lunar light tongues dustamong tattered leaves now turned to rust and scattered on well-trodden stones,traces epitaphs and seeks out bones, meagre offerings for a midnight repastbefore the cold season’s hollow fast.    Something […]

Cascading Moonlight

Purest silver light cascades into darkest night; heaven’s lantern, constant but drawn by the tide, fades into black from a smiling face to a winking eye.   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image found on Pinterest Taken from a previously posted cascading haiku and reworked for  dVerse Poets Pub Poetics: Moon-muse, where Grace has asked us to write about […]

Maddening Moonlight

My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge #28: Moonlight by Edvard Munch   Quicksilver moonlight maddens as it slips behind clouds and tangles in the angles of sharp branches along the un- winding garden path, in                     and                out of shadows, beckoning you to follow and then sliding away again until the front gate slams […]

Cascading Moonlight

My first attempt at a cascading haiku in reposnse to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille “moonlight”   purest silver light cascades into darkest night heaven’s lantern heaven’s lantern constant but drawn by the tide fades into black fades into black from a smiling face to a winking eye   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]