Archive for ‘Kim.B’

April 13, 2017

Sweet Easter

by kim blades, writer

Poetry challenge: Easter poem.


Chocolate eggs

furry teds

marshmallow creams

confectionery ‘dreams.’

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April 11, 2017

The Smell of bees

by The Cheesesellers Wife

I saw my first bee today, hearing buzzing while weeding
I searched for the little fellow and found him
Bumbling around the Lungwort
Buzzing with glee in the surprise warmth
Black, gold with a red bum

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March 28, 2017

White Rose

by kim blades, writer

The rose bush is tall and statuesque

its leaves a lustrous dark green

the branches firm and thorny

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March 16, 2017


by kim blades, writer



Ethereal, feathery wisps,

puffy, cushioney pompoms,

ominous charcoal giants

threatening from up high –

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March 3, 2017

Under the Trees

by kim blades, writer


Under the trees fallen leaves

dance to please the wind

blowing through the grass

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March 1, 2017

Dracula’s Victim

by kim blades, writer

Dark clad wanderer in the night

sinks his teeth in deep and sucks with might

crimson blood from the neck of a terrified woman

her job as a whore makes her feel awful and common

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March 1, 2017

At Night

by kim blades, writer

Night begins with the sun’s descent

and the moon’s ascent

with the evening star close by

shining like a firefly.

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February 28, 2017


by kim blades, writer

In the south

winter is soft and mellow

winds are cool and leaves turn yellow

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February 10, 2017

I Love the Sky

by kim blades, writer


I love the sky

it paints a new picture

every day and every night,

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February 6, 2017

A Question

by kim blades, writer

Poetry challenge: Valentines poem.



I you,

Do you me?

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February 4, 2017

A Day’s Journey

by kim blades, writer



It starts as a fire on the eastern horizon

with grey clouds its smoke

and blue sky its containment,

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January 27, 2017

The Summer Garden

by kim blades, writer

The summer garden is a mix of colours and shades

lots of different greens, golds, yellows and reds

with scatterings of white alyssum in shady glades

and yellow roses sunning in brown earth beds

while red ones climb the wall like escaping knaves

the lawn is a patchwork of gold kikuyu and green sedge

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January 22, 2017

Matching Colours

by kim blades, writer



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January 20, 2017

King of the Sky

by kim blades, writer

The morning sun glared at me as I opened the curtains,

it seemed to be right in front of my face

causing me to flinch involuntarily and close my eyes.

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January 15, 2017


by kim blades, writer

Watching rugby with my son

it’s very hot here in the sun

big men running and tackling hard

but they’re not in a sweaty lather

that’s left to  us spectators rather

cos we’re sitting on a leather settee

watching them on a flat screen TV

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January 8, 2017


by kim blades, writer

I awake to be greeted by the sunrise

and its panoply of scents, sounds and hues,

the evocative perfume of mimosa kindles hope and surprise

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December 31, 2016

A Very Short, Short Story

by kim blades, writer

Poetry challenge: new year poem.


To make writing a career I need to write,

that’s simple truth and not spite.

Poetry writing is not an earner

so I have to branch out and try something firmer.

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December 29, 2016

The Rose

by kim blades, writer


The golden ‘South Africa’ rose

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December 28, 2016

After Christmas: Haiku

by kim blades, writer

Christmas gluttony is over

and we’re all in a humpf

for both butt and gut are bigger bumps!

December 21, 2016


by kim blades, writer

I thought we were good friends,

I refuse to add ‘just’

as friendship is an abstraction one shouldn’t amend.

But his understanding of friendship

turned quickly to dust

and I found out he cared not a pip

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December 20, 2016

A Cooling Breeze

by kim blades, writer

Hot and lethargic

sweat collecting on brows

under arms, between breasts

running down faces.

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December 17, 2016

What I really want

by kim blades, writer

To wake up at my own speed and time

but still in the early morning

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December 17, 2016

Season’s Greetings

by kim blades, writer

It is the season to be jolly

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December 16, 2016

Festive Food (Christmas Poetry Challenge)

by kim blades, writer

Poetry challenge: Christmas poem.


For some there is steaming hot turkey,

aromatic stuffing, golden roast potatoes,

colourful cooked veges and thick savoury gravy –

comfort food to warm girls and fellows

celebrating Christmas in winter.

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