Education : A Found Poem

Education has produced a vast population They spend twelve months teaching children to walk and then talk and the next twelve years teaching them to sit down and shut up when all you have to do is teach them all to read its a source of amusement and fun to happy little minds Source :Continue reading “Education : A Found Poem”

Christmas pudding

Sat on the serving tray Each little bit of you oozes festive smells, Allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg Salsa away with seasonal fruits, mingling Over a drop of festive tipple Note how the alcohol burns away in a wonderful display And leaves a fruity taste to accompany the Lovely sultanas, currants, candied peel and cherries

Time passes

#promptuarium #prompt Salford, 20th December She walked though the Christmas market Still wearing the Christmas cracker ring Some lad from her past gave her Sentimentality ? Perhaps, but then Something told her, one day they’d meet again Solitude, the vehicle that drove her to See her sweetheart under the town hall clock, Stars meeting upContinue reading “Time passes”

Wabbit

#promptuarium #rabbit At the bottom of the field , there’s a rabbit Who’s height nearly blocks out the sun His shadow covers most of the vegetable patch And to the farmer that isn’t much fun But he’s tricky this tall furry rabbit Can’t be shot at and turned into chops For as soon as theContinue reading “Wabbit”

Stacks of Books

Salford 15th September 2018 #CFFC #Books It’d be true to say – I like reading. I go for books with a bit of character in them,  Goscinny and Uderzos Asterix books were a favourite of mine as a kid – and I’ve now got my hands on six anniversary editions My favourite author is TerryContinue reading “Stacks of Books”

Creating a buzz

4th September 2018 #Beeinthecity #Manchester #Buzz A poem in honour of those colourful bees currently nesting in my city The hive will be in Gtr Manchester till 23rd September – it’s well worth a visit. (for those who haven’t read my #beeinthecity posts – they’re artworks!) The hive arrived Home for some bees With artisticContinue reading “Creating a buzz”

Carrot Soup

Tuesday 4th September 2018 #Food a foodie acrostic, by inky Carefully crafted by cooks of the highest order A combination of the finest root vegetables , stock and seasoning Rotating slowly in a silver pan until the Root veg is just right, you can eat it as it is Or stick a blender in theContinue reading “Carrot Soup”

Seagulls Lament

#Promptuarium I suppose you thought that was funny ? here I am sat by the bins enjoying what could be my only meal for miles and you decide to disturb my breakfast Innocently enjoying the fish in the box then over my foot comes this big heavy rock expecting me to just fly away IContinue reading “Seagulls Lament”

Early Morning

Salford 23rd August 2018 Squeaky doors are better clarion calls than any alarm clock on the market   Slumbered silence broken by a cistern attracts you to the noise of the nearby main road   Luna’s departure allows Ra to announce “The morning is here! it’s time to get up”   And motorised monsters orContinue reading “Early Morning”