Cenotaph

Salford 10th November 2019 Carved into hewn stone each name mentioned someone who never came home now remembered for their actions on those fateful campaigns the list of names shines in the sun as the sun shines on each of their names poppies resting at the foot of the memorial as held silence is observed,Continue reading “Cenotaph”

Poppy Hospital

#Craft #Museum #Poppy #Damage IWM North, Manchester 17th November 2018 From time to Mother nature has been at the Implanted ceramics by the canalside X-tra ceramic poppies have had to be brought in Even barriers – and broken ones have to be sent to the poppy hospital Damage repaired with Slip and Glue (and moreContinue reading “Poppy Hospital”

Poppies

Red poppies are flowing down the top of the earth shard of IWM North Each poppy was created to remember those who fell in the war to end all wars Memorial to the host of soldiers who went to the front Expecting to be home by Christmas Men not only from the home nations, ButContinue reading “Poppies”

Armistice

11th November 2017 As the accord was signed Regiments over the battlefields of europe Made safe their weaponry, as commanding officers Instructed their men to stop shooting So they stayed at their post Till the time was declared by those in charge It’s time for the firing to stop , lads – Come back home,Continue reading “Armistice”

Distant

Distant Salford, 4th June 2017   Days have passed in the air i hear the sounds of cheering someone is making the children smile tonight – we don’t forget – we carry on and remember and defy the eedjits who thought bringing tears to our streets would change things never forget – we’re the heartsContinue reading “Distant”

Two Minute Silence

11th November 2016 Imperial War Museum North, Trafford, Manchester It was Armistice Day today I was attending Imperial war museum north, in preparation for their Volunteer Celebration Choir with the Museum of Science and Industry and The Manchester Museum But for Two minutes today – we stood in silence to remember those who fought and were lostContinue reading “Two Minute Silence”

Imperial War Museum (North)

    A poem on the branch of Imperial War Museum in Trafford, Greater Manchester.   Another Earth has Landed on the banks of the canal, Broken in three by the hammer called War. You climb the Stair to reach the pole. As darkness falls, on earths remains. Following a line, commemorating time that hasContinue reading “Imperial War Museum (North)”