Two Brothers

A tale of two neighbourhood cats – c/o my profile on allpoetry.com Sat on a grassy spot, someplace by the house two brothers sit on the outside porch dreaming about a mouse They’re waiting for their mum to serve up summat for tea and have been playing in the backyard rolling in the grass withContinue reading “Two Brothers”

Anticipate

10th February 2019 #Football To readers the other side of the big pond – a poem about football or what you call soccer – Inky While the greats are revered in Bronze New idols are to be cheered on by the fans At both ends of the East Lancashire Road Fans follow every kick , head everyContinue reading “Anticipate”

Sounds

#sounds #acrostic Sunday evening, is a whole lot quieter than Sunday morning Outside, the rumble of traffic is down to a minimum Unless it’s a plane or a train you want to catch Navigating those roads should be a breeze Double glazing muffles any noises, and the wildlife are Sleeping in their beds soundly, keepingContinue reading “Sounds”

Falling through the cracks

#octpowrimo #nature Salford, 11th October 2018 It’s hard for a seed To grow up in the big city As it flies from its mum And falls to the floor Drifting in the wind If lucky, it will land Onto soft warm soil But usually, it finds concrete So it sleeps , and it grows FedContinue reading “Falling through the cracks”

Cacophony

Cacophony It begins quietly enough the sound of birds waking from their nests and perching themselves on the sculpted columns of buildings the sound sweetly moves past the windows joined by a wail of a cat and a dog arguing over the stray beefburger dropped the night before the rumble of tyres – joined byContinue reading “Cacophony”

Dense

Greengate, Salford UK <imgheight=”1″width=”1″style=”display:none”src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=823166884443641&ev=PageView&noscript=1″/> Image C/o Google Images Dense See that stretch of brown land in front of you some town hall boffin has planted a seed watch as the tiny cabins grow aided by steel, concrete and cables services for those who use them ? that’ll come later when the professionals meet and materContinue reading “Dense”

Midnight Blue

    Maybe its the colour of the night sky itself Its only when the sun goes to bed – does it appear Dozens , no thousands of stars peppering the dark blue Night after Night, showing planets and constellations Inky coloured skies, occasionally diffused by sodium lights below Great gods from Aries to OrionContinue reading “Midnight Blue”