Waiting for the springtime

17th March 2018 Sat in the toolshed on St Patricks Day Noting the barometer turned Over from Frosty to warm When all of a sudden the mercury goes into Fast flowing freefall And white powdery masses Land like leprechauns Lightly covering rooftops and cars


Salford, 3rd January 2017 in response to the prompt Gone The streets I knew have long since gone covered up by flagstones and tarmac. Veterans of those halcyon days now sit broken tween two sets of fenceposts   Communities cast off to towering islands boxed up accommodation piled up to the sky   Old friendsContinue reading “Gone”

The Cruellest Month

#Blogging101 #Napowrimo #weather #seasons #autumn #acrostic #nature   Of the twelve, I see October as the worst Coming after September, it’s when the winds begin to brew The trees lose their leaves, turning brown, blossoms die away On the floor they lie, bereft – victim of an attack Brought by winter’s messenger – autumn EveryContinue reading “The Cruellest Month”