Diversion

#Road #Roadworks #Pavement Photo by Ellie Burgin on Pexels.com I They turned up in the middle of the night and lifted up their paving slabs before lifting up the tarmac II Improvements to the daily journey the promises made III Signs of Improvement ? not forthcoming Big Red Signs lead away from the holes IV …

Cobbles

Cobbles The old streets growing up weren’t that much fun as the last of the horse and carts made their way through town You knew when the Rag and Bone Man were coming though his voice boomed through the street there was a noise that was much louder A Hard Noise Of Hardened Iron meeting …

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!!!! Fountains, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester (Image : (P) Brian …

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 Fed …