Archive for ‘Kim’

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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December 14, 2017

High Hilled Moor

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Fog rose out of the valley
Where Hoar Oak Water runs
Swarmed up onto our hill path
Rose further to blot the sun

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December 10, 2017

Deceiving hills

by The Cheesesellers Wife

These hills deceive.
Apparent summits slide off away

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December 5, 2017

Husbandry

by The Cheesesellers Wife

He talks to chickens
Sometimes with their own sounds
Otherwise in English

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December 3, 2017

Breath

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Breath by breath we travel
in our beautiful shells

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November 26, 2017

A poem about Nothing

by The Cheesesellers Wife

There was nothing to write about on the road today
No sunsets, rainstorms

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November 24, 2017

Bone Moon

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Grey bone, alone
Stark in the star fled sky

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October 16, 2017

Ophelia’s Gift

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Rust red sun
Burns through yellow grey clouds

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October 12, 2017

Stretching

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The big oaks at the corner
stretch their leaves to gather the evening sun.

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October 4, 2017

Slow Dance

by The Cheesesellers Wife

My land was carved in a slow dance
Glacier in, glacier out

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September 27, 2017

Autumn Clothes

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Can’t remember where
Or when.
But in the busy travellings of last week,

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September 21, 2017

The colour of dragons

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The colour of dragons
Depends

Sweet green for new hatchlings
To hide in high grasses

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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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