Rumble

#octpowrimo #pantoum An attempt at the pantoum format, for octpowrimo Monday, 28th October 2019 Who needs a wake up call As the deliveries drive In Lorries, cars, bikes … one and all Dropping parcels with a grin As deliveries drive in You can hear the wheels a moving dropping parcels with a grin As peopleContinue reading “Rumble”

Penny Farthing

#poetry #victorian #transport #wheels Look at Me! on a Victorian street, a marvellous thing that’s hard to beat I rest by a wall where I stand up tall I can be seen by the noble the Blacksmith , and all My rider sits down on th’seat – wood and brass Awaiting a whistle Allowing himContinue reading “Penny Farthing”

Warehouse

Salford (Via Trafford Park), 3rd September 2018   This is the place where mighty ships cargo lay resting after its journey after a long ride on the waves   Men toiled in the heat as silent shipping crates moved to the sound of the warehouse mice avoiding the company cat   Inwards and Out theContinue reading “Warehouse”

Early Morning

Salford 23rd August 2018 Squeaky doors are better clarion calls than any alarm clock on the market   Slumbered silence broken by a cistern attracts you to the noise of the nearby main road   Luna’s departure allows Ra to announce “The morning is here! it’s time to get up”   And motorised monsters orContinue reading “Early Morning”