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Poetry Travel

Time Travelling Tourist

#Promptuarium

Taking a look at the airport departure board

often a dilemma for the most seasoned traveller

unless of course you’re waiting for the right moment

rolling up for the open portal

in time to land at your destination

soft white sands and warm summer waters

taken in the blink of an eye

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Poetry

Fantasy Island

#Writephoto #Fantasy

For years that place in the middle of the sea was

a folly, a place for the well to do’s to admire from their

nice windows of the lakeside apartments

today, its so much more than this – it’s

a place where your imagination can go mad

somewhere you can land your boat and pitch a tent

you’ll think you’re back to your schooldays – some say its better

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Freedom of Expression Poetry

Courage

Could you over come your fears ?

On the day I took this photo – on an island in Greece , i

Undertook a feat, i’d never accomplish

Rallying up a number of steep steps to

Achieve a goal – it made me feel

Great knowing i’d reached the summit and

Enjoyed a cool drink in a nearby Taverna

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Greece Holidays Poetry

Ascending II

Manchester (Via Rhodes) , 5th November 2018

As the fire took hold of the wood

I watched magical trails rise high in the air

Releasing colourful patterns in the sky

Rhodes ancient buildings painted

Over by Beautiful light

Created by Ignition – rising over walls and

Keep of the old city , bringing smiles to

Excited children and adults alike

Taking vacations on the island

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Acrostic Beach Birds Greece Holidays Life

Peculiar

Peculiar

A reflection.

 

Sat a cafe bar on a greek island, enjoying fish and chips

taking in the breeze off the azure blue sea and

observing the comings and goings of the day – when

reactions are heightened by two feathered locals

kept company down the marble path by their owner

 

! i’d tell you what they were – but i reckon you would guess!

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Acrostic Life Nature Places

Island

Island

If you were

Searching for an idea of paradise – this is it

Lovely long white sands surrounded by azure blue sea

As for food, fish crustaceans and coconuts a plenty

Note – looking for an alternative ?  you’ll have to go exploring on a raft – there’s

Deserted waters surrounding this place – Nothing for miles

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Character Humour Places Poetry Tale

Message in a bottle – 2

Salford, 21st July 2017

Remember that piece I wrote about the message washed up in a bottle ?  I’ve given it a little thought and wrote what might have been on that rolled up paper!

Messageinbottle

 

Sat, as I am
on this deserted isle

I’m sending this message
to make someone smile

Being stuck on this island
isn’t much fun

even though theres blue skies
and lots of sun

so I’ve drawn you a map
and hope you might see

to send out a crew
to rescue me!

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Animals Food Greece Holidays Insects

Honeycomb

18th May 2017

A San-San poem – Origins rooted on the Greek Island of Crete

 

Honeybee.jpg

On holiday by a grecian water

I saw a flying insect having some tea

it flew for the pollen from flower to flower

occasionally passing a grecian sun or daughter

it was happy to pass through the flowers this bee

till it was time to head for home

where it spend a passing hour

away from the sun making honeycomb.

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Acrostic Myths Sailing Tale

Treasure

Treasure

Taken from merchant ships, by

Rascals of the seven seas

Every pirate worth their salty sea legs

Admires the prize of jewels, silver and gold doubloons

Some keep their precious horde hidden

Under tropical sands , deserted shores – only

Revealed many moons later by a younger

Explorer, following the pirates charts and maps

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Arts BASIC Outdoor Pursuits

My little island

location : brain and spinal injury centre, salford

18th October 2015

welcome to my little island….

its a follow on to last weeks island exercise where we’d landed and set up a community on the island.  After landing and knowing nobody was coming to get us, I reckoned on small settlements made from wood and bamboo, and the solar cells from the rescue boat could power vital equipment (!)

we would live off what we would catch produce and forage, fish, crabs fruits and berries.

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