Archive for ‘Kim’

October 19, 2019

Melody

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Your notes fly through my innermost existence
talk of longing and love
melody tears at my contentment
what little there is of it

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September 22, 2019

Rain on the Moor

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Here on the moor
Rain closes you down

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September 15, 2019

Granite Moon

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Granite moon
Grey and old

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September 10, 2019

Missing Owl

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Woken by moonlight
Shafting through my curtains

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August 11, 2019

Ghost Ocean

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Waves throw up on the shore
remnants of ocean lives
tangles of plastic
debris from both sides
of a blurring boundary.
Revealing hints of the diversity underneath
and of the death we impose.

Copyright © 2019 Kim Whysall-Hammond

https://thecheesesellerswife.wordpress.com/

 

August 4, 2019

Airport

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Airport bubble
that tinny echo
of voices

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August 3, 2019

My sons tower over me

by The Cheesesellers Wife

My sons tower over me
making me feel like I have shrunk

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August 1, 2019

Atlantida Mar

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Distant splashing, laughing voices
And all around a happy din

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June 16, 2019

Time and the starlet

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Deep in space-time, she awakes
throws off her mantle of gas

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June 6, 2019

Sunday in Spring

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Two fields over, Rooks argue
a raucous parley that
goes on and on and on
while other birds sing prettily

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May 26, 2019

Escape

by The Cheesesellers Wife

A desert enters your soul
hot sun settles deep into bones

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May 6, 2019

Rope

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Droopily rope you now thread through my life

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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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