The Cellaring – Author Ken Allan Dronsfield



The Cellaring

A moldy cold

like a freshly

turned grave.

The smells of

decaying flesh

permeate the

bowels of the

icy basement.

Cobwebs move

in the dead air

a soft whisper

like long Spanish

moss being toyed

with by a gentle

wind upon red

oaks or pecan.

I’m home within

the coolish cellar

humming a sonnet

in my burial dress,

black strap shoes

hair a ghostly mess

a purple lilac purse

and Easter bonnet.

© Ken Allan Dronsfield

ken-allan-dronsfield-bio-pictureAbout the Author

Ken Allan Dronsfield is a published poet and author originally from New Hampshire, now residing in Oklahoma. He loves thunderstorms, walking in the woods at night, and spending time with his cats Merlin and Willa.

He is the co-editor of the poetry anthology titled, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze available at His published work can be found in reviews, journals, magazines and anthologies throughout the web and in print.

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