What makes me

#Octpowrimo #Whoami A notable thing is character Being ones self Creative experiences that Define who you are Even if its the only thing they’ll know you for A few bumps and scratches along the way Brain ops and chicken pox two little obstacles Cerebral Palsy and “Juvenile arthritis” the other Determination to walk and overcomeContinue reading “What makes me”

Memories of a Tabby Cat

Salford, 23rd October 2019 #Octpowrimo #cat #Memories They called you crazy – but you were quite a character, king of the garden and the dining room floor ignoring the cat food – for sardines or cod and eating fish batter – which I found rather odd got into a fuss if little ones picked youContinue reading “Memories of a Tabby Cat”

Mother Earth

Announcing the arrival of autumn under and around each branch of the trees the keeper of the trees, mother earth has been busy undertaking her role of changing the colours making colourful patterns for people to look at note, the noise that they make – mother earth has done that too!

Back together again

It’s not easy being me…. I took a fall from a window and went into flight aided by the northwest wind I went to pieces, without assistance My head and legs went different places I thought – “that’s it!” – and went to bits as i thought i’d played my aces But from the kerbContinue reading “Back together again”

Little bird

Salford 1st March Like a bullet It flew down the street Towards the other side of the dual carriageway and The waterside Local cats, couldn’t catch him Even if they tried – he was too far up to reach Before our feathered friend Islands of Plenty – with seeds galore Ready to be eaten byContinue reading “Little bird”

Ode to a ham

Newbold Verdon, 25th december While the children played their games Under the gaze of the decorated Christmas tree You sat bathing in a sugary herbal bath Turning like cleopatra As you cooked away in the oranges, spices and cloves Sending sumptuous smells through the house Till it was time for you to join the vegetablesContinue reading “Ode to a ham”