golden willows rustle a gusty tango sallow salidas Kim M. Russell, th November 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1539 Autumn’s Voice (aki no koe) (classical kigo) Today’s prompt is Autumn’s Voice (or aki no koe), a classical kigo for Autumn.
and it sticks in my throat like a subterranean river in a concrete culvert it hisses like the breeze toothless in leafless trees or chevrons of goose music when what I desire is a speckle of thrush song to fly through open sky Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Voice
green shadows and light fade and autumn finds its voice a honeyed tenor Kim M. Russell, 2017 My fourth response to Carpe Diem Winter Retreat 2017: Life is Beautiful
My consecrated masonry crumbles And the bones of my joists are split and splintered. Grey light filters through my shattered slates and windows, Chasing dry dust motes through my portals without doors. Thick brick dust trickles. Only my pointed arches Withstood the destructive forces Of the Lord’s children. The only kindness I seem To receive […]
My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma and Beyond – July 23, 2016. Candy has given us an example of a poem by Billy Collins to inspire us to create a Shadorma: Carry I want to carry you and for you to carry me the way voices are said to carry over water. Just this morning on […]