Tag: Roads

  • Noise

    #fowc #noise I the wheels turn to turn the second hand that turns the minute hand and eventually the hour hand and all the while tick follows tock II Beyond the glass while the wind rushes through the leaves discussions of the day go on between birds doing diy on their nests III Rumble of […]

  • In this City

    #writeclub #napowrimo They built a place by a running stream Technology basic but builders keen It was the beginning of the city Basic wells grew in size to the chieftains surprise and mud and straw to create huts were changed for stone – hewn and cut Houses needed food so they built some farms and […]

  • The Circles we walk

    The Circles we walk

    #Napowrimo #Writeclub Cheers to Jacqueline @ Writeclub for the prompt! I suppose its the direction of travel guided by the earth itself moving wheels round a orbital road with spokes heading off around to the nearest city, village or town on foot the directions a little bit longer but it makes the traveller a little […]

  • Crossroads II

    Crossroads II

    Life a series of twists and turns some you make for yourself then…some are made for you in time – you come to a crossroads with new choices to make …. do you go down a new path – or stick to the path you’ve travelled? ! that’s a decision only you can make

  • Sunken

    #winter #roads #water With the arrival of winter the tarmac on the road has retreated and replaced by the snow and rain the car drivers loss ? dodging potholes are the sparrows and seagulls gain for as its not as cold as previous ones they’re dropping in from the roofs for a dip before heading […]

  • Noise


    Salford, 9th November 2021 (response to a write club theme by inky) What’s that noise ? beyond the glass up in the rooftops its the birds that pass surveying the autumn pickings on the frost laden grass What’s that noise? beyond the bricks the pipes are playing at quarter to six rolling water like streams […]

  • 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 slabs […]

  • Community


    #Writephoto It takes a lot to build a town it’s not just bricks and mortar but all those little things you occasionally take for granted The corner shop The Lollipop Man The local school doing the best they can The Bin Men keeping the local streets clean and the local parks and gardens green while […]

  • Round in Circles

    #Circles #roundabout #Salford #Fowc Heading off on a journey ? enjoy the trip a ride you haven’t enjoyed since you were young driving round and round in a vain attempt to find the right road out noted you thought you knew the right direction – going to be dizzy when you finally find the right […]

  • Bend

    #Fowc #Bend They played with the roman road so the horses and carts didn’t bump into the temples shrines and colosseum The long straight road now looked a lot like Cleopatra’s serpent as it bent and turned and coiled But with progress, came problems for as the engine replaced horse the nobles noticed in their […]