Autumn Storm

a gale force windamong copper foliagepower lines spark Kim M. Russell, 2nd October 2020 My response to Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: Carpe Diem 1830 Storm For the second post of Carpe Diem’s celebration month, Chèvrefeuille has chosen a theme that fits the season. In the UK, especially here along the North […]

Unseen to the Naked Eye

In the prelude to a storm, I watch the sky bruise, hear thunder introduce lightning in a breath before it pirouettes across the sky. As the show fades into the distance, ghosts appear in a pale fluttering of moths filling the garden with clouds. Unseen to the naked eye, in the grass or in the […]

Say it with Roses

On Friday night the doorbell rang. She opened up and there he stood, in his hands a sunset of roses, plump petals fragrant with promises. By Monday they had wilted, petals browning, stems slimy, pungent, sick with stagnant water, in a storm of greenfly. Kim M. Russell, 2017 Another poem in response to dVerse Poets […]