Brew

She takes so much trouble With her stardust and her bubbles, Stirring pollen and feathers, Boiling them together With hints and dark suggestions: To magnetise emotions Into marital devotions While she remains alone, Stirring her copper cauldron. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt #193 “Collage 35”

Whoa!

Whoa, incredible photonic boom! Nothing can travel faster than the speed of light slowed down, filled with a dry-ice fog. Scattered particles, pulse of light sweeps light scatter, repeat. Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt January 22nd – Blackout This week, Oloriel would like us to try our hands at Blackout […]

Train Spotting

Troops of ivy-throttled trees line the abandoned railway track. Snorting round the bend, an asthmatic locomotive coughs along to the clickety-clack, smoky echoes of a ghost drumming up memories of day trips to the coast: screaming in a tunnel, waiting on a platform, waving at passengers who always waved back. Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]

Go n-éirí an bóthar leat 

Amongst night-black Blanket bogs and silver-green Crags that thrust towards the welkin, Dull flanks of split stones Ever reaching Field to field, Glimmer with quartz in the low light’s spill. Helter-skeltering on ragged Inky wings down the wintry chill, Jackdaws splash the sun, off Kilter, in and out of cloud shadows. Long lanes tip up […]