Chestnut

#CYW #Chestnut 6th November 2019 Coming from two trees that hold its name Horse and Sweet varieties exist Each Autumn kids can be found playing games with conkers Sweet fare created from the conkers sibling Tartlets and pies and they’re even used at the Christmas table Note however – you can’t eat the conker UnlessContinue reading “Chestnut”

Little bird

Salford 1st March Like a bullet It flew down the street Towards the other side of the dual carriageway and The waterside Local cats, couldn’t catch him Even if they tried – he was too far up to reach Before our feathered friend Islands of Plenty – with seeds galore Ready to be eaten byContinue reading “Little bird”

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 FedContinue reading “Falling through the cracks”

Billy the Conqueror

Conquer   Could it be fate, that at 11.06 a new king of the schoolyard was crowned ? In a Hastings school conquest with the town folk watching Harry saw his hopes and dreams shatter into a hundred different pieces over the tarmac floor But unlike his namesake – he didn’t get any in hisContinue reading “Billy the Conqueror”