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 […]

Soundtrack to a Sunday in Spring

My response to imaginary garden with real toads April Poetry Month – Day 4 – “Nature Poetry”   Sunshine caresses buds, blesses a blackbird perched on a branch of awakening willow, jerking and jinking. Beyond the gate, boats on the river are bobbing and chinking. An undertone, the distant thrum of a Sunday mower has begun. […]