What makes me

#Octpowrimo #Whoami A notable thing is character Being ones self Creative experiences that Define who you are Even if its the only thing they’ll know you for A few bumps and scratches along the way Brain ops and chicken pox two little obstacles Cerebral Palsy and “Juvenile arthritis” the other Determination to walk and overcomeContinue reading “What makes me”

Burnt Sienna

Salford, 15th September #CYW #BurntSienna I recall a leather chair the smell of it as I sat in it in the morning it’s sound as I got my back into its folds it squeaked – like a mouse looking for food Looking out beyond the glass in a warm seat looking out for snowmen beyondContinue reading “Burnt Sienna”

Brick Red

Salford 28th August 2019 #cyw #brickred #salford I remember those streets, the houses and walls constructed from something from down in the ground Fired earth formed into an oblong and fashioned into spaces places, to cook, wash, read, and rest for those living there – the best And they were Not all uniform – notContinue reading “Brick Red”

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”

Bag O’Sweets

Open up your bag and round a quarter of sweets for half a pound a drumstick lolly that’s hard to beat lemon drops for a special treat chocolate footballs and fizzy drops the magic candy that fizzes and pops cola bottles and sherbet tubes candied shrimps and pineapple cubes Now , don’t eat them allContinue reading “Bag O’Sweets”