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Silent Cargoes : Art Installation/Memorial to the old docks on Trafford Wharf.
Image by Inky.

Silent Cargoes

By Brian F Kirkham

Trafford Wharf, Old Trafford, Manchester

Sat by the waters edge

Awaiting the cargo ship

The goods sit and wait

Pallets of goods

Await the arrival

of the dock – bound ship

Boxes neatly stacked

for Destination – Supermarket

Tea Coffee Cocoa

Whilst going on a trip

Screws, Nails, Nuts, Sprockets, Bolts

Off across the sea

Published by inkdropk

Born and Bred in Salford, England - I live a short distance from Old Trafford - Home to Manchester United Football Club. I volunteer at Sale Harriers athletic club and at Imperial War Museum North - where i help as a guide to visitors in the galleries. A blogger, photographer, volunteer and occasional writer.

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