Ovation Salford , 7th June 2017 an Acrostic by Brian F Kirkham   On the whole, the performance was well received Violets and petunias as well as the obligatory roses were Advanced with applause toward the stage, To be received by the soprano. In time, the critics would sharpen their quills but On the nightsContinue reading “Ovation”


Salford 17th May 2017 Precipice perhaps it wasn’t the greatest idea resting your legs of the edge of the cliff everybody is now yelling at you to come away from where you are sitting in case the floor beneath you happens to come away pulling yourself up and sitting somewhere safer is a great idea,Continue reading “Precipice”


In response to the prompt <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/witness-protection/”>Witness Protection</a> Stage Fright – it’s a horrible thing. Although I’ve never been one for Amateur Dramatics,  Whilst I was growing up I took part in one or two productions in either Primary or Secondary School. Nowadays, I brush it off – an upside of the downside of short-termContinue reading “Stagefright”

The Musical Place

  A poem dedicated to the Millennium Landmark of the Arts – based right in my home city, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. There’s a place by Pier Eight, at the end of the quay – where people go looking for things to see. I’m talking of Art from Present and Past,Continue reading “The Musical Place”