Four Calling Birds

Salford, 28th December 2019 #Birds #2019 #Christmas A couple of days into the Christmas season I thought the birds had all gone somewhere sunny I would have joined them (if I had the money) but who should arrive on a Saturday morn feathers all winded, ruffled and torn ??? Sat on the nest resting onContinue reading “Four Calling Birds”

Fountains

#Fountains #Life #Home #Travel #cityscapes #poetry Manchester, 16th October 2019 I was in Manchester yesterday, on the hunt for a new pair of spectacles. Walking through Piccadilly gardens, I noticed something to bring a smile to the grimmest of people….They’ve turned the water back on the fountains!!!! Flying high into the northern skies Orchestrated jetsContinue reading “Fountains”

Grand Final

Old Trafford, Manchester 2019 St. Helens V Salford or put it another way – flip it round David vs Goliath – St. Helens are the league champions, Salford had to come through the playoffs – and its 1st versus 3rd – A marvel in itself given the pundits had written Salford off at the startContinue reading “Grand Final”

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”

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”

Spiders in the house

#spiders #web #house 22nd June 2018 an acrostic from inkdrop from a prompt from the imaginarium sometimes I wonder why they’re there popping up from out of the garden and setting up in the kitchen i get the idea, these six legged fellows don’t like the cold… desperate, they’ll weave their webs in hidden spaces,Continue reading “Spiders in the house”

Radiant

Radiant Salford, 2nd April 2018   Radiant in the dawn of sunset a candle lights the darkness dim at first, but getting brighter illuminating the building with its brothers and sisters as power goes – it gives a torch a run for its money not to mention the electricity grid the fuses die ? –Continue reading “Radiant”