Tag: Protest

  • The day Big Ben landed in Manchester

    The day Big Ben landed in Manchester

    Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester. A response by inky Among the summer fountains and stalls for this and that something from Westminster landed on ground – Flat It took local wildlife by surprise and pigeons they did up and rise to see this tower – now lying adrift on their spot they were a little miffed The […]

  • Unmapped

    #Socs source : The Fourth Bear, Jasper Fforde, P.155 when you look out towards the river you’ll spot a swathe of green amongst the towering skyscrapers its the prettiest place you’ll have seen The fathers are sat perplexed at the mo, for they’ve been offered some cash to bestow so long as the man wi […]

  • Partisan

    #fowc #partisan I They never were the strongarmed type but something had to give as a wave of protest moved down the main street II The feet moved down the tarmac from the air they looked like the sea The sound building like a roar passing by the windows III The banners moved on forward […]

  • Protest

    Protest Perhaps now – the time for talking is over. Rally the people behind you Organise your grievances Together, there’s enough of you to Engage with the ones who are doing you wrong Someone has to listen to you – and occasionally Talk to you in order to hear your point of view.

  • The road cones lament

    #Blogging101 #Napowrimo #Day16 #Almanac poem Hi readers!  Today’s Almanac challenge on Naprowrimo.net has given me the perfect opportunity to pull out of my notebook box, a character piece set in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens…during the time of recent anti-austerity protests. (A tale not told of any human, but a road-cone!!!) The Road Cone’s Lament It’s really windy […]

  • The Road Cone’s Lament

    The Road Cone’s Lament

    You know, it’s windy today!  It feels so cold! Autumn’s leaves surround me in Red, Bronze and Gold, and I stand here today, lofted high in the air… on a city fathers’ head – Does anybody care? I look out for the public, round the holes I can see but those public around, are looking […]

  • Big Brother

    With most students off in their halls of residence – a tale of high tech snooping…. There’s a fellow called Big Brother – who’s watching you and me He’s head of “Surveillance society” and he’s looking for a rogue or three You see he got all interested when the students started a rout with talk […]