Sounds in the cheese kitchen…

by goatlove

breath in. and exhale.

egg timer.

tick.

tick.

tick.

tick.

keeps track of milk-soon-to-be-cheese.

metallic shriek: the straining spoon sweeps the inside of the stainless steel chevre pot.

wet plop of chevre shavings.  laid in the colander.  resting.  straining.

drip

drip

drip

drip

of whey.

clang of metal on metal: pots throw themselves from their drying rack.  muttered expletives: torn from quiet thoughts.

screech of warped wood and metal: cheese press tightened.  the  liquid squish of feta in a headlock.

two wings buzz, hurl a small, dark body into the window pane.

breath in.

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