Spacekid

Salford, 22nd August 2018 Another piece inspired by the #Promptuarium Many thought you a funny kid On most nights they’d see you staring into space Overlooking the positions of the stars and the zodiac No other subject interested you more Destiny ? to be the first man to live – on a base on theContinue reading “Spacekid”

Fairy lights

4th July 2018 A piece of poetry from inky’s mass of notebooks, with a nod and a wink to the #promptuarium Scattered like diamonds on black velvet the sky sparkles like precious cargo arrays of colours transmitted from light years away really catching the eye in the way each ‘jewel’ twinkles some would say –Continue reading “Fairy lights”

Shiny things

Salford 16th August 2017 taken by inky like a magpie in summer, and collated for your enjoyment in response to the daily post Ooh, Shiny! 1. Diamond backed frog with two coins of the realm 2. The Moon, taken from a Salford Sky at Night 3. Plane in the test flight area of the RAFContinue reading “Shiny things”

Goodbye Sun, Hello Moon

Another tale poached from my repository at Allpoetry.com by me – Hope you Like it The sun set on the sand , that summers night, heading to brighten another place bright. It slowly went behind the sea and shimmered on waters, in front of me The sky changed colour from blue to red, and slowlyContinue reading “Goodbye Sun, Hello Moon”

Midnight Blue

    Maybe its the colour of the night sky itself Its only when the sun goes to bed – does it appear Dozens , no thousands of stars peppering the dark blue Night after Night, showing planets and constellations Inky coloured skies, occasionally diffused by sodium lights below Great gods from Aries to OrionContinue reading “Midnight Blue”

Moon (Acrostic)

Salford, 26th October 2016 In response to the prompt Moon Midnight brings this wonder into view Over time it goes from full circle to crescent On the earth it shines, like a needle piercing through Night’s blanket Man under the light of the moon Over ground casts a large shadow, but On the rising ofContinue reading “Moon (Acrostic)”