Sea and Flowers

coming to sea cliffs the off-shore breeze raises a flower fragrance                                    Jane Reichhold seasoned with salt and sunshine a single parasol blooms                          Kim M. Russell, 28th May 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1668 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (15): flower […]

Lost to the Sea

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Friday Night Music Prompt # 56: The Mary Ellen Carter by Stan Rogers   It was once a flourishing coastal resort Mentioned in the Domesday survey, With a toll on every fishing boat That washed its nets within the village boundary. Never a stranger to North Sea outrages, The village crept […]

Impression of the Sea

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille July 27th 2016 “one with nature” In this episode of Heeding Haiku With … Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a haiku while going out into nature, becoming ‘one with nature’ and capturing that moment in ‘an impression in the form of a haiku’, using all of our […]

Breeze Blessing

My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #105 “coming to sea cliffs” by Jane Reichhold     coming to sea cliffs the off-shore breeze raises a flower fragrance                                      © Jane Reichhold blessing ancient crumbling rocks with ocean’s salty essence                     © Kim M. Russell    

The Calm Before the Storm

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #107   A fickle mistress is the sea Sailors know her intimately One day a tranquil incandescence The next a crashing effervescence Throwing wrecks up on the shore Love-struck sailors crave for more Guided by stars and constellations Seduced by their night-time scintillations And by the magnificence of […]

Trouble in the Water

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Music Challenge Prompt “Wade in the Water”   Waves Tug and roll Ebb and flow Carve and mould With a fishy tangy breath The sea’s a briny behemoth Nursing a multitude of mysterious Creatures at her tempestuous Incessant billowing breast They glow and glimmer Unaware of trouble Wading in the […]