Archive for ‘Kim’

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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April 20, 2017

Floating

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The taut freedom of my swimming costume
The choppy ocean swell
I share the water with fishes and rays

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April 13, 2017

The other nations of this Earth

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The other nations of this Earth live along side us
Misunderstood, undervalued, used and abused
So many of us not longer see them
We fortunate few may wilfully misunderstand

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April 9, 2017

M1 in Winter (Watford Gap 1 mile)

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Mist enwrapped trees extinguish the low orange glow of the Sun
Taillights warm the twilight ahead
Headlights shine on traffic cones and road workers  jackets
Jagged shadows in a field reveal a ruined brick barn

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March 15, 2017

Boys

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Boys

Long legged boys
Filling my sofa
Controllers in hand
Deep laughs mingle with shrill cries
As Black Ops rolls

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January 31, 2017

Exmoor evening

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Bone cold moon lifts over  a sheep fold
Lights fleeces
Illuminates walkers breasting the darkening hill

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January 25, 2017

Art for my sake

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Brush in hand
I decide on the first stroke
Relieved to have got this far
Having chosen what to paint

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January 16, 2017

Wadi Rum

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Blood red are the bones of the desert
Russet red its dust

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January 11, 2017

Being English….

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Show no emotion, hold everything back
Say  ’I think we need a bit of support’ when you are under fatal attack

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December 23, 2016

Illium: poem

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Illium

Upon the ancient plain the army sits in perpetual siege
Waiting for Achilles to unsulk
To leave his tent and re-enter the fray
What goes through their minds?

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December 20, 2016

Photos

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Photos

Moments set in the aspic of a photo
Smiles captured in chemical emulsions
Or the many pixels of light sensitive electronics
Laughter lost in time and space

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December 18, 2016

Robin in the fig tree

by The Cheesesellers Wife

 

What are the words?
Bright, cheery red, bob-bob-bobbing?
My Robin has read Ted Hughes
He pulls worms fighting from the stiff soil
Terrorises chickens, birds a hundred times his size

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October 15, 2016

Hill forts

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Hill forts

This grassy crater
With a domed centre
Lies peacefully in the bright sun
Where once violence played

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September 27, 2016

Boy Migrant

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Boy Migrant

He haunts me
A young boy
Mid teens
A lad like mine
Seen on the news bulletin

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September 24, 2016

Between words

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Between words

Between words
When spoken, are the painful pauses
The hidden meanings
The thinking time
The space to ruin it all
With a trite response
A hurt reaction
When written?

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