Category: Cities

  • Market

    #fowc #market Main place to get your shopping A destination for every kind of good , from Rich red apples to something to eat them off Keep walking and you’ll find stall holders Engaging with their customers, selling The finest wares, and all for the price of a pitch

  • In this City

    #writeclub #napowrimo They built a place by a running stream Technology basic but builders keen It was the beginning of the city Basic wells grew in size to the chieftains surprise and mud and straw to create huts were changed for stone – hewn and cut Houses needed food so they built some farms and […]

  • ideal view

    #MLMM From the top of the tower he had an ideal view of the comings and goings down below Looking down he could see all the cars and the buses making their way through the big city And as they moved through the city big as they were – the people looked like tiny ants […]

  • Landscape


    #writingprompt #reminscence I Might live in a city, but there’s plenty of green around the place and it’s just the right time for the flowers to pop up pinks and purples, whites, blues and yellows all carpeting rockeries and bedding up and down the cul-de-sac and the birds and squirrels make impromptu appearances as they […]

  • Feathers in a flap

    Feathers in a flap

    Napowrimo day 17 Feast your eyes, while I tell you a tale While we’ve all been indoors, the birds without fail Have landed en-masse in the public squares And landing on rooftops without a care There once was an answer, keeping birds in check But till he returns, theyve darned us to heck Leaving a […]

  • Central II

    Converging on the controlled area everything’s got to be run from there networks, governance, even your daily shop the locals who live there feed the machine really – they have no choice as every service they rely on is located in the centre of the metropolis

  • Rendezvous

    Manchester (via salford) 16th December 2018 The on line post it notes Continued to drop in my in box Reminiscences from a female acquaintance I knew since I was small. Meet you by the market Where the gluhwein flows And the big tree is lit up by the national grid So, off to town goes […]

  • Sounds

    #sounds #acrostic Sunday evening, is a whole lot quieter than Sunday morning Outside, the rumble of traffic is down to a minimum Unless it’s a plane or a train you want to catch Navigating those roads should be a breeze Double glazing muffles any noises, and the wildlife are Sleeping in their beds soundly, keeping […]

  • Froth

    Froth Salford 12th April 2018 From time to time, Realities of bringing a coffee to life come into view Out of nowhere, people demanded posh coffee The buzzwords of the day “latte” or “Cappucino” Hell on earth for the poor overworked cafetiere For days on end Round-about temp – amassing to “what on earth” – […]

  • Sludge

    Sludge Slightly horrible smelly build up Languishing lazily in U-bends , Drains and Basins Up and down the land Dredgers and High pressure hoses Go Across water and down pipes and grids, to Expel this horrible stuff from blocking up the drains