Wind

Wind force of nature turning tides moving sails of mighty mariners   coming from all directions moving.ears of corn from left to right making musical sounds in the reeds heard by animals in the fields   Force harnessed by the sportsman taking the tide as a challenge riding the wind with colourful silks and cuttingContinue reading “Wind”

Olympia Landed

Some place, Some where It began on a field of green on a soggy spring day   And as the rain fell muddy puddles splashed as damp feet advanced   The grey soon disappeared as speeds increased and coaches unleashed new hurdles   Soon young minds engaged beating Ra to the punch and clock timesContinue reading “Olympia Landed”

Cricket

Sunday 6th August 2017 Salford Via Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester (a tale of a cricket match…by inky) A summers day a Pavilion tea watching the locals its 100 for 3 The bowler holds the ball of cork in his hand Field placement set – his tactics all planned And Batsman on Green waits forContinue reading “Cricket”

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, theContinue reading “Puncture”

Thoughts of the long distance runner

Salford, 12th May 2017 Down the long stretches of Tarmac he goes In darkness, fuelled by apples and bananas Some call him crazy, but others they smile Taking to the deserted road, to break down his time All for the prize, of reaching that line Nice shiny medal and Achievement awaits Could records be brokenContinue reading “Thoughts of the long distance runner”

Shocking pink

#coloryourworld #cyw #shockingpink luminosity released this colour on the world to highlight a word or two is brilliant carnations and roses in this colour beautiful but was it fair to plaster it across soccer and rugby shirts 👚 up and down the land I prefer to see pink in my strawberry ice cream 🍦 butContinue reading “Shocking pink”

Shamrock

#coloryourworld #cyw #shamrock Salford 23rd February 2017   Lucky 🍀 Irish green You spread good fortune 🔮 To all who find you Is it fortune or chance That besets your finder Only time will tell As they scour the fields On search for your four leaves In time for the football match

Memories of London 2012 – Paralympics

Salford August 2012 There have been a number of camps throughout the city, hosting athletes from many nations and in many sports in relation to the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Brazil were no different, and used venues up and down the city from the Regional Athletic Arena at Sportcity  to the Manchester Aquatics centre on Oxford Road. AthletesContinue reading “Memories of London 2012 – Paralympics”