As the humans left the old Victorian building squatters moved in to take their place The new owners took a shine at first to their feathered friends but not for long High pitched noises Made it clear to the Winged residents "Not Wanted Here!" And so, buildings been done without a need to give feathered …
This poem was originally written for the BASIC Anthology - "Writers Cramp" It's been redrafted, so I'm sharing it with you here. Humpty Dumpty was sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. When he fell, he cracked and looked a bit Mushed Sources say - he may have been pushed! Reports …
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Capturing Time (v2)
The scholars say that oil paintings are like windows windows to the soul So when the light dawned something steely simply happened on a happy monday From the first moment as shutter opened and closed World and time just stopped Moments Freeze on glass On The first frame of cold film the first bit of …
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Out with my Camera
Wednesday morning means i've been at BASIC in Salford, learning new stuff around my camera. We've worked with items you would find on the shore, including some coloured sand , some pebbles and stones and a great big piece of rock. Its produced some lovely shots, as i practiced the close up of the stones …
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Another boot in a window
A tale of an Old Army Boot - On display in the timeline at Imperial War Museum North in Trafford, Manchester. Another boot in a window ? The cobbler must be proud! As it's placed in a window wi uniforms Oh, how it sings out loud. But, dear boot is looking quite shabby, …
The terrace at No 3
A descriptive piece on a building in Lark Hill Place, at Salford's Museum and Art Gallery. Old building by Cobbles with Oak table and chairs, Copper Kettle boils on stove near to the stairs. Fruit from the grocers, is cut up and cored ready for the pie crust in the oven its stored. Washboard and …
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Bear, by brian f kirkham
Bear sits Under his tree. Yes, its time for tea. The bees work by day and by night Making Delicious, Delightful, Honey And he will enjoy the Wonderful treat Up high
Leaves of green frame up in perfect view a vibrant burst of Festive scarlet red All year round
Pasta By Brian F Kirkham #Foodforthesoul Prepared by the finest hands Allied with flavours of the region Succent Tomatoes, mix with the finest herbs and mozzarella To create a sensation fit for any Italian town And Ham, Salami and Olives enhance the taste
Brought to the fore by that Derbyshire town Almonds in abundance in that wonderful spongey tart Kept in the bakers front window Everyone appreciates its fullsome flavour When its brought out at afternoon tea Each slice full of almonds and Lashings of raspberry jam and topped with a Layer of tasty icing