Sifting Stars and Flowers

time sifts through our hands fading stars and wild flowers difficult to count Kim M. Russell, 23rd September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Weekend Meditation #51 Tagore’s ‘Endless Time’ Today we are being reminded that time flies as well as taking a quick trip back in time with a poem by Tagore, from which […]

Where Shadow Chases Light

from unknown skies on breath of a passing breeze perfume of promise from unknown skies flocks of migrant geese arrive autumn on their wings on breath of a passing breeze drifting smoke like old man’s beard tangled in brambles perfume of promise berries and windfall apples leaves for the bonfire Kim M. Russell, 16th September […]

The Music of Bengal

lilting Tagore songs sparkle with a strange beauty hot Bengali nights Kim M. Russell, 14th August 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1496 Rabindra Sangeet, the music of Bengal Another episode in India brings us to Bengal and a kind of music that has only words written by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), music known as Rabindra […]