Posts tagged ‘Chickens’

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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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 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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