Brief — The Cheesesellers Wife

Something is dead in the hedgerowthere is a sharp sweet pungent smellso much bigger than the tiny corpse that birthed ita little dormouse whose soft noseonce twitched in sleepis now laid out, opened outa feast for the myriad creatures of decay Copyright © 2021 Kim Whysall-Hammond

Brief — The Cheesesellers Wife

Something is dead in the hedgerow
there is a sharp sweet pungent smell
so much bigger than the tiny corpse that birthed it
a little dormouse whose soft nose
once twitched in sleep
is now laid out, opened out
a feast for the myriad creatures of decay

Copyright © 2021 Kim Whysall-Hammond

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