The Hole

#hole #street #road It began innocently enough big red signs at the junctions where side streets joined the road simply stating “Footpath Closed” When the sun had gone to sleep and the crows were in their nests slowly, the machines began creeping Amber lights passing bedroom windows as they slept before builders stopped for a …

Rainy Day

#SocS #Day #Rain Photo by Valera Evane on Pexels.com Rainy Days ? They happen more than less at my home town thing is people casually forget the city and county i live in – has a number of rivers and canals when the sun comes out this causes evaporation and occasionally formation of the odd …

A thought on Flight

#Poetry #Flight #writeclub Photo by Sam Willis on Pexels.com like a host of enthusiastic raindrops passing the window with colour like an apple and pear racing to reach the grass below like that fruit falling into a copper pan and resting on a pie crust like a host of travelling blossoms moved along by the …

Out of the clouds

#writeclub Photo by Sourav Mishra on Pexels.com Out of the clouds a raindrop fell he’d hung on to his cloud for what seemed like forever but was now heading for terra firma falling and tumbling turning and morphing at terrific speed with others following and catching him up creating a reservoir down the tarmac street …

Mercurial

#fowc #mercurial Maybe you would call it an overreaction , but Every human being seems to have a pressure guage Rising and falling at the drop of a hat Could it be down to the weather perhaps ? Umbrellas being up when the sun is meant to be shining Really doesn’t help matters, however If …

Rainfall

Salford, 23rd August 2020 Moving across the sky Magnificent clouds of grey Move to offload their cargo Angels tears dropping As the creator drops something heavy And says something angry (and naughty) Collecting in crevices on community streets Creating puddles and in some cases mini reservoirs Children playing in plastic macs and colourful wellies

Torrent

#writephoto #torrent I. The creator dropped his tool again Turning the clouds a different shade of blue The Angels sighed – and then They cried – and their tears Turned towards the earth below II. The raindrops raced to reach the ground some landed on the ragged rocks some landed on fragrant fruits whilst others …