#fowc #trash The amount of Rubbish heading for An underground site is (believe it or not) Shrinking day by day – thanks to Helpful bin collectors They’ve separated the paper, plastic and glass Recycling them into new materials And Stainless Steel and Aluminium is Separated out before being melted down and Headed back to theContinue reading “Trash”

Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces

#Octpowrimo #Brokenpieces Imperial War Museum North, Manchester UK (via the Inkwell), 22nd October 2019 How does someone express the act of war ? take you through a hundred years and tell that tale – that no one else can tell anymore. The man with a vision took a thing for brewing his cuppa and changedContinue reading “Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces”


Salford, 14th August 2019 Someone at the depot, didn’t really Enjoy the manual extraction of Paper , Metal , Plastics and Glass As they passed him by on the conveyor belt Reaction ? swift as bright coloured cousins joined the usual receptacle And Markets created to conjure household rubbish by the Tonne, into something muchContinue reading “Recycling”


Brassy Bronze it may not be, but it can bang out a tune Resonating a sound that travels up and down the land As great winds travel through moulded instruments Some would call it a bit of a live wire with its sound, but Spark like some other metals ? its remote. You’ll see itsContinue reading “Brassy”


#Coloryourworld #cyw #silver #metallic Some say they prefer it to Gold it’s the way the light falls on it you see venerated by wise men and pirates alike everyone knows – this precious metal – is secure in its place revered by every smith that works it and every miner that hews it from theContinue reading “Silver”

Antique brass

#coloryourworld #antique-brass #cyw At times you could mistake it for gold with it’s off yellow patina Decorating houses 🏡 with things from time gone by But it’s much more valuable than that To each wooden door 🚪 its castings and shapes Bring a smile to those who are greeted by it As younger successors buckleContinue reading “Antique brass”


#coloryourworld #cyw #copper #poetry #elements Colour of a metal, elementally – you’re not precious, but vital nonetheless some would call you pink in colour whilst others – nearer orange after time collected by kids in schooldays attire used by workmen in piping and wire seen around , up and down every house in the landContinue reading “Copper”