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Animals Character Museum Museums Photography

Rex

Rex – Silhouette

Salford (via Manchester Museum), 20th June 2020

King of the Dinosaurs!

woken up by the sound of a wide brush,

and now sitting proud in a grand hall

towering over us all

while human children look and read,

what he liked, for a feed.

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Acrostic Character

Avarice

Manchester, 17th June 2020

#Fowc #Avarice

Although it might seem a great idea at the time,

Vexed questions of how you spend your money abound

As instead of sharing your good fortune,

Reactions to those around you cant be called charitable

In fact, they’re reminiscent of a Dickens character

Christmas can’t come fast enough for you,

Expect a haunting or two come Christmas Eve

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Animals Cats Character Poetry

Spray

#SoCs #Spray

King of the puddytats…..

Surveying his kingdom

purched preening on his prime position

rivals daren’t come close

as the self professed “king of the close”

yells out to all comers – “keep off – that’s MINE!”

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Beach Character Nature Poetry

Guardian

#writephoto #prompt

Watchers (Image by SC Vincent)

Family sit on the bank,

they’ve been doing this for years

keeping an eye out for their neighbours

providing cover from the atlantic wind

for the plants, and sometimes an animal or bird

and giving shade to the pretties in pink

their reward for this task

watching the breakers

coming in to the shore

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Animals Cats Character Poetry

Rolling on in

Salford, Monday 4th May

It’s early morning, as i rise

and the street is busy to my surprise

for waking up the chorus (Dawn)

a pussy cat, a little forlorn

He’d spent his time, with his pals last night

playing around under the street lights

but now Ra is up, it has to be said

this furry old cat wants in for his bed

His stomach is full, thanks to a friend on the street

corned beef from a can – a most tasty treat

but his thoughts turned to breakfast, as on street he did play

so off to the garden , he began to make way

And up is his owner, so he’s through the back door

and slowly he goes off to his bed on the floor

so while humans are out, with meetings they keep

our furry old pussycat, is in bed, sound asleep

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Character Health Life Poetry

Fortitude

#fowc #fortitude

It’s that thing that’s ultimately unique to you

despite your troubles, your aches

your problems or pains

you still manage to get through the day

all in a kind, and friendly way

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Animals Character Easter Poetry

Hop to it

#Napowrimo #Easter

Monday 13th April 2020

Every easter, it’s rumoured

a furry fellow in white

sends a special delivery

to commemorate the resurrection to

every kid in the neighbourhood

ready wrapped and sent as quick as Santa

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Character Drink Food Poetry Seasons

In the Fridge

#Napowrimo #Inthefridge

Salford. 8th April 2020

A tale of an ice cube in Summer, by Inky

An ice cube took a holiday

from the freezer he was in

took a trip to warmer times

enjoying with a grin

He sat on a place by some fruit

just by the processed meat

and began to drip on his saucer

staying together – a bit of a feat

Avoiding the butter and onions

he waited in his pool

dripping away in the fridge

while others thought it cool

but then oh what a great big show,

as into a jug he did go

joining the fruit and ice cubes in the pool

keeping the humans lovely and cool

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Character Childhood

Tickle

Salford, 30th March 2020

#fowc #tickle #mrmen

The character from a favourite children’s book

Instantly bringing laughter to

Children and adults alike

Keeping them giggling

Like there’s no tomorrow

Expect cheerful sounds filling the room

Mr Tickle (taken from Mrmen site)
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Character Poetry Toys

Figure

#SoCs #Figure

For a while now he’s occupied that spot on the shelf

If you can’t spot him – he’s

Gracing us with his presence sitting by the clockwork guardsman

Up by the laptop brush – in the shape of a car

Ready to leap to action – when his spaceships been built

Except at the moment – he’s happy where he is