Angels and Stars

Stone angels form a guard of honour outside a mausoleum door visible from the open gate where the mourners assemble and wait. Whether it’s a simple grave or tomb, when hair, nails and flesh are gone all that’s left is stardust and bone. Kim M. Russell, 1st November 2018 My response to Imaginary Garden with […]

By the Clock of Tide and Stars

I smile at the clockwork birds ploughing sand, their black legs whirring, a splash of spangled sanderlings with a wintry breeze beneath their wings. Ploughing sand, their black legs whirring, they were steered here by a cosmic force with a wintry breeze beneath their wings, following ancient paths of stars. They were steered here by […]

The Sight of Stars

ancient memories light up the night sky with a shimmer of astral dust yesterday’s magic scintillates  astrology and mysticism a twinkling aura crowns the moon drunk with cosmic wine and weightlessness motionless in freefall earth is an afterthought a blue yo-yo suspended in the echo chamber of space while the universal orchestra plays a silent […]

Summer Stars

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille August 10th 2016 For this week’s Heeding Haiku episode the challenge is to create a new haiku inspired by the following: evening sea fog descending into sun-dried grass sweaty lovers                                              © Jane Reichhold This is my tribute to Jane: sparkles of sunshine caught in ripples of swan’s wake […]