Flight

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IWM Duxford , Cambridge, 5/6/2017

 

For a brief moment today,

looking around the hangar in Cambridge

I got to see the marvels of flight first hand

Great planes – from early pioneers to new planes and even spaceflight

Hoped to see something special – and I wasn’t disappointed

Tomorrow – i’ll take a look at what I captured

 

 

Magnet

Magnet

Maybe its the pull that draws people to you

An ability to bring everybody close

Got to admit – it’s quite a trick, as

Nuts and Bolts clamber over one another,

Excited and clinging , just

To be near your irresistible force

Sunny

Sunny

solar winds beating down

umbrellas not required…unless it’s for shade

north to south, the sands perfect for

new sandcastles built by little kids

year by year on sunny days

Wheel

Wheel

Salford, 27th June 2017

When the lorry wheels turn

Her cargo travels up and down the road

Everything from apples to computers

Engage in manouevres in order to get to

Locations in the north , south, east or west, on time

Goodbye Sun, Hello Moon

Another tale poached from my repository at Allpoetry.com by me – Hope you Like it

The sun set on the sand , that summers night,
heading to brighten another place bright.
It slowly went behind the sea
and shimmered on waters, in front of me
The sky changed colour from blue to red,
and slowly the sun dipped its head.
And as the sun dipped behind the bay
stars of afar began to display.
It took a while to make a mark
the moon appearing in an arc.
A carpet of stars appeared from up high
twinkling as I passed them by
and water in the bay, reflected the light
of the new moon that lit up the night.

Visitor

A tale of Constellation – first told on Allpoetry.com

The great relation of the sky
decided today would be a good day
to pay his sister a visit

He moved quite fast
for a constellation his age
as he travelled unaided through the stars

The Young whippersnapper
also known as “the red planet”
nipped at his edges – he wanted to play

And news from the rest of the family,
made his stars shine bright
in his mass of gas, chemicals and rock

A word with his brothers
out beyond the rocks
and then he moves off – to look after his flock

the family of planets
who’s father has died
and the small little planets, who often have cried

Storms a Passing

From the Archive at Allpoetry.com, thought i’d share this one – a poem on the rain!

 

The field needs a watering
so nature gives a hand
layering the clouds so
they’re above the land

As sun heads off
to the other side of the world
the pockets of clouds are
about to be unfurled

dropping the contents
onto fields that are green
growing the veggies
the peas, potatoes and beans

And as water falls
it refreshes the soil
so the farmer has no problems
and his plough does not toil

But the best thing of the night
apart from the moon
is the red sky of evening
good weathers coming soon

Transient

Transient

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gathered together

waiting on the western wind

dandelion seed

 

ready for the off

travelling on the airflow

dancing under clouds

 

landing in a green

settling down to sleep

new flowers take form

 

The son of plot a

sets root growing in plot b

as tree line grows