It is Broken

#Writeclub #writeclub #broken It is broken lay forlorn by a post after endless use or misuse It used to fly down the street with its owner free not shackled like now Repairs required by the menders to bring it back to racing standard new chain, new handlebars, new wheels Its remaining parts are all bent …

Puncture

Puncture A poem by Brian F Kirkham 14/06/2017 Perhaps it was fate intervening Under the lights of the one – on – one run off New champion releases a breath – as old one curses release from a tyre Cut by something sharp on the road Taking the title away from him Until then, the …

Sprint (Paralympic)

In honour of Dame Sarah Storey – who’s just become the UKs most decorated Paralympian.       Surpassing all others on two wheels Paralympic gold tally record – broken Rio watches and applauds your achievement In getting the record number of golds New dame holding the record – that’s gone from the swimming stadium To the …

Penny Farthing

A Marvel of Invention – the people look on proud. A noble gent is making his way through the crowd. He’s sat on a seat – made of wood and of brass awaiting peelers whistle – which lets him go past Seeing his neighbours going on by and passing pigeons off tiled roofs they fly. …