clinking glasses stars rise in new year champagne by candlelight clinking glasses above the flash of fireworks a new moon stars rise in new year champagne each bursting bubble a resolution by candlelight the old year bids fare thee well flickering shadows Kim M. Russell, 28th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1804 New […]
waxy white petals illuminating grey days a celebration Kim M. Russell, 28th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1803 New Beginnings: Snowdrops In today’s new episode of a month of New Beginnings our prompt is ‘snowdrops’, the first signs that Spring is near.
shiny silver ring encompasses boundless love a winter wedding Kim M. Russell, 23rd January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1802 New Beginnings: without beginning Today’s prompt first appears to be a bit of an enigma or dilemma. It’s related to the (wedding) ring or circle. The circle is one of the most important symbols […]
after heavy snow bright daffodils and tulips a grandchild’s cry Kim M. Russell, 20th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1801 New Beginnings: first cry In today’s challenge, the ‘first cry’ might be cry of a new-born human or an animal. Chèvrefeuille says that maybe, with super hearing, we might hear the first blossoms cry. […]
a crimson leaf twirls among windfalls and mist the woods are rusting Kim M. Russell, 20th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1800 New Beginnings: first leaf falling We have passed the half-way mark in our month of ‘New Beginnings’ and today our challenge is to create Japanese poetry on the theme of ‘first […]
the new-born arrives wrapped in stormy clouds and waves a precious life the new-born arrives with wrinkles and eyes shut tight an ancient soul wrapped in stormy clouds and waves long-awaited cry stirs a mother’s love a precious life the first part of their journey together Kim M. Russell, 17th January 2020 My response to […]
in silken safety chrysalises dream of wings awaiting spring sun Kim M. Russell, 16th January 2020 My response to Carpe Diem #1798 New Beginnings: Metamorphosis In today’s episode of New Beginnings, we enter the world of insects and butterflies. The challenge is to write about ‘metamorphosis’.