Archive for ‘Kim’

September 18, 2017

Ridgeway

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Tombs, forts and settlements
String the Ridgeway
As beads on a necklace
Testifying to ancient use

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August 12, 2017

What

by The Cheesesellers Wife

What will we the journey be like
To toil through interstellar dust
Leptons muons
Amino acids

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August 5, 2017

Alpine River

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Even in the allegedly flat valley
The river ran boiling over its rocky bed
Looking out of our cabin window
I could see white electric splashes of water
Gashing along in evening gloom

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August 3, 2017

Dunkery

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Lording over the moors and valleys, visible out to sea
Bold Dunkery, crowned with cairns ancient and modern

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July 19, 2017

Gecko

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Each siesta, my gecko came
Skittering across the mottled ceiling
Dancing over paint flakes

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July 15, 2017

Flight

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Oh to slip into the sky, to soar and dance and tumble
Murmurate, swoop and stoop
Twisting twining the wind to my joy

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July 2, 2017

We have captured the stones

by The Cheesesellers Wife

We have captured the stones in their circles
First with maps and sketches
Now with our many photographs
They would otherwise move

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June 22, 2017

Beach

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Crunching down the shingle
Drinking the sea breeze
Listening to your chatter
As you throw pebbles into the sea

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June 18, 2017

Corona

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Deep in the time of eclipse
As birds bed down and dusk creeps up
We see the Suns halo and crown
Reaching out to her children
Light in the darkness

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June 17, 2017

Drifts

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Nebulaic drift of space glows pregnant with stars
Pulsates with unseen radiation, reflects light upon broken hulls
Billowing gases thread through holes laced by stellar blasts
Huge gas pillars glow with the light from star birth

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June 15, 2017

Tombs

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Great men die, and so they lie
In their tombs and graves
Glorified, magnified
By their followers and slaves

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June 10, 2017

Trees

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Shafts of cellulose stretching to the sky
Leafed about with greens

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June 10, 2017

The Plant Place

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Today we visited the plant place
Delighted in sturdy trees and shrubs
And many small flowers nurtured to full brightness
In a long slow chill spring

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June 3, 2017

First University summer vacation

by The Cheesesellers Wife

First University summer vacation
Getting the band back together

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May 27, 2017

Desert Sky

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Driving in a roast red desert
Headlights staring into primeval dark
The untrammeled sky glorious

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May 25, 2017

Lucky Star

by The Cheesesellers Wife

I wished upon a star
But instead it was a satellite

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May 23, 2017

Giddy

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Giddy with the love of you
While giddy with concussion

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May 21, 2017

Poetry makes nothing happen

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Poetry may make nothing happen, but poetry happens to me
Announces its first line as others worm into my brain
Poetry flows stuttering from head to fingers to paper or screen

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May 18, 2017

Like coral

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Like coral grips the rock,
I hold fast to you

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May 16, 2017

Flying

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Flying over cities is glorious
London’s furnace reaching for the sky
The nested curving of Amsterdam canals

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May 14, 2017

Glory

by The Cheesesellers Wife

And we stand upon this globe
Asking of the Universe
What?

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May 13, 2017

Ghosts

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Duvet deep, traitor mind fishing worries
What if, why, random fears and wretchedness

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May 12, 2017

Crater Lake

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Serene violence shimmering blue
Poised to tip when next shaken
To plunder life and homes

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May 11, 2017

Axe

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Tumbling memories
Stir forsaken emotions
Act as a cleaver

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May 10, 2017

Caught

by The Cheesesellers Wife

I am caught in the grip of wonder
The balance and symmetry of mathematics
The glints and sparkles of a spiders many eyes
The shimmering dance of subatomic particles

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May 9, 2017

Fosbury Fort

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Skylarks sing and soar
We walk encircling ramparts
Gazing at the still deep ditch

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May 8, 2017

Prosody

by The Cheesesellers Wife

I am enjamming
Collating rhythm and sound
Until it feels right

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April 23, 2017

Autumn (in South Africa)

by kim blades, writer

A season of azure skies

umblemished by clouds

still, dusty air

and tranquil warmth.

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