Archive for ‘Kim’

April 7, 2019

The wilfulness of Apples

by The Cheesesellers Wife

A breeze ripples pinkwhite blossom
stars lean down from space

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February 6, 2019

Cold Sun

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Sharp shadows jag over bare branches
frost nips and tucks

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December 24, 2018

Robin in the fig tree

by The Cheesesellers Wife

What are the words?
Bright, cheery red, bob-bob-bobbing?

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December 22, 2018

Lightly seared on the reality grill

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Lightly seared on the reality grill
falling outside

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November 11, 2018

Sacrifice

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Tucked into a corner of the woods
a handful of graves gleam

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November 4, 2018

Silence

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The hum of insects going about their lives
the faint rustle of a breeze through the nettles

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October 28, 2018

Honeycomb

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Turning slowly above us
lie huge mirrors

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October 21, 2018

Gone

by The Cheesesellers Wife

When it happened, we each thought
that we were the only one.

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October 14, 2018

The world within

by The Cheesesellers Wife

We are the body electric
Our cells sense differences
In the electricities around us

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October 7, 2018

Burning

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Whether it is dinner
or a forest
that smell is not simply
ash in the air.

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September 23, 2018

Winter Sun

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The sky is empty
Pale winter blue
A single bar of cloud

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September 16, 2018

Dance

by The Cheesesellers Wife

By the door of the living room
away from the adults
a girl dances.

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September 12, 2018

Farm

by The Cheesesellers Wife

My rolling road smooths over the hills
reveals a distant farm house
hazy gray, huddled in trees

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August 12, 2018

Dancing with Shadows

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Any attempt to pin down
this exact moment, that exact image
exactly what I feel and need to say

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August 5, 2018

The Girls

by The Cheesesellers Wife

They comment as they watch me weed
and as I go, they start to plead
for freedom from their boring pen
restrictive to a busy hen.

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July 25, 2018

Cochi

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Deep ploughed grooves
reveal treasures between vines
broken pots, beads, loom weights,

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July 22, 2018

Grampee

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Merry eyes, wicked smile, teller of tales.
Grandfather mine, I would sit on your knee
hear of Susan, the Mule that liked to kick officers

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July 20, 2018

Truth like glass

by The Cheesesellers Wife

In  Inspiration’s furnace
Poets work and strive
To create a Truth like glass
Clear, transforming
A window to other.

 

Copyright © 2018 Kim Whysall-Hammond

https://thecheesesellerswife.wordpress.com/

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July 18, 2018

Silence

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Silence
Envelops, encompasses
Is made of a material
That becomes rigid
And shatters at a single sound.

Copyright © 2018 Kim Whysall-Hammond

https://thecheesesellerswife.wordpress.com/

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June 17, 2018

Flower

by The Cheesesellers Wife

I held a flower in my hand
Delicate, whole, perfect

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June 10, 2018

Clouds

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The four corners of  the sky
are suffocated with clouds

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May 27, 2018

Commuter grind

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Does anyone write of the commuter grind?

Of the early risings and the dark returns
The unseen children and missed bedtimes

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May 20, 2018

Sunset at Round Hill

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Dusk wallows in the hill folds
waiting to be let loose,

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May 16, 2018

Ghosts on the beach

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Waves swishing over beaches
Bring remnants of ocean lives

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May 14, 2018

Coal

by The Cheesesellers Wife

He told me of how coal can be split
to reveal the hoof prints of long buried deer

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February 12, 2018

Azores Evening

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Moonlight  has banished an ocean of stars,
pouring  molten silver across the water.
Murmuring waves remember a primal ocean,

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January 4, 2018

Woodland Path

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Puddles and pools of sunlight slide between the tree trunks
While shadows stripe the root strutted path
Somewhere above in the blue

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December 29, 2017

Mount Blanc

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Her great mass
Tears the clouds, pierces the sky
Pulls at the high blues
Stealing it for her glaciers

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