Nature Never Lies

Violets, forget-me-nots and pear-drop pink honeysuckle burst at the first hint of heat, spattering garden and street with sunshine. Somewhere, a blackbird sings solo and pearl-edged butterflies weave in and out of flowers flouncing their colours, true to nature’s word. Kim M. Russell, 30th May 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Truth This […]

Roadside Gems – May Tan Renga

taste of nature– sweet blackberry bushes sing to child and bees                 © Sara McNulty tart emeralds turn to jet glittering in the hedgerow         Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #11 taste of nature (Sara McNulty) Today’s ‘hokku’ has been created by one our […]

Spring Concert

blackbirds are crooning backed by rumbling of ravens and woodpecker’s drum nature’s musicians perform a concert to welcome spring Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) B.) musical chord (tanka) In the second episode of this special Theme Week, in which we celebrate what would have been Jane Reichhold’s […]

Nature’s Way

My response to Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt – Cave – #writephoto The way led down an old green lane, Into the woods and back again, A weed-riddled path quite overhung With heavy foliage that swung Across the crumbling hillside.   Returning ravens overhead, Ill-omened messengers of the dead, Croaked a raucous resounding knell, Gurgled like […]