The Wreck of Heaven

Shards of a shattered sky Scattered on sea spray, Tossed on the back of a stallion storm – The frowning face of the firmament has been torn, Scarred by lightning, Bruised with purple clouds. Cowed by Thor’s thunder, Heaven is going under.   Heaven is going under, Cowed by Thor’s thunder. Bruised with purple clouds, […]

Rusty Tree

Copper beech sheds its umber (ella) shade with metallic flourish; leaf by burnished leaf they gather, littering the path and forming rusty puddles in the bird-bath.   © Kim M. Russell, 2016 My response to dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #179, where Grace is hosting. She reminded us about the planned D’verse Anthology and mentioned […]

Summer Melodrama

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Friday Music Prompt 48: Fields of June and to dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #175 We crossed fields patched with scudding cloud and sun, Down lovers’ lane, edged with buttercups and dog rose. Hand in hand, we made our way as one, To a haze of purple grass in the water […]