Category: Poetry

  • Another boot in a window

    A tale of an Old Army Boot – On display in the timeline at Imperial War Museum North in Trafford, Manchester.   Another boot in a window ? The cobbler must be proud! As it’s placed in a window wi uniforms Oh, how it sings out loud.   But, dear boot is looking quite shabby, […]

  • The terrace at No 3

    A descriptive piece on a building in Lark Hill Place, at Salford’s Museum and Art Gallery. Old building by Cobbles with Oak table and chairs, Copper Kettle boils on stove near to the stairs. Fruit from the grocers, is cut up and cored ready for the pie crust in the oven its stored. Washboard and […]

  • Bear, by brian f kirkham

    Bear sits Under his tree. Yes, its time for tea. The bees work by day and by night Making Delicious, Delightful, Honey And he will enjoy the Wonderful treat Up high

  • Pointsettia

    Leaves of green frame up in perfect view a vibrant burst of Festive scarlet red All year round

  • Pasta


    Pasta By Brian F Kirkham #Foodforthesoul   Prepared by the finest hands Allied with flavours of the region Succent Tomatoes, mix with the finest herbs and mozzarella To create a sensation fit for any Italian town And Ham, Salami and Olives enhance the taste

  • Bakewell

    Brought to the fore by that Derbyshire town Almonds in abundance in that wonderful spongey tart Kept in the bakers front window Everyone appreciates its fullsome flavour When its brought out at afternoon tea Each slice full of almonds and Lashings of raspberry jam and topped with a Layer of tasty icing

  • Mosaic

    Made in Grecian lands, many years ago Ordered Tessellations form pictures on the floor Square tiles of differing colour Anchored in time to the ground Inspired by tales of heroes and Crafted by true artisans

  • A Short Piece on Clocks

    public domain artwork from   Container of time Locking tumblers and cogs Over days months and years Cover the movement of hands – hear them tick! Keeping watch for Father Time as Sand passes through his timer

  • An Acrostic to begin

    Compass By Brian F Kirkham Crafted with Care to Orientate the vast Map of the known world Passing through All lands nearby – Seven continents await as do the Seven stormy seas