Clouds in the water

#weather #water #reflections #poetry Salford, 15th May 2017 You could almost mistake them for the real thing confused Canada geese try to eat them as an appetiser before lunch they seem to float gently on the waters edge easy pickings for our feathered friends Bubbles arise from deep below but clever fish they do not … Continue reading Clouds in the water

Ten birds 🐦 spotted

Salford, 25th January 2017 in response to the daily prompt Ten i never realised my home city was such a magnet for birds, particularly waterfowl pigeons are normally the first thing I’d spot, sparrows usually nest in the small fir trees 🌲 In the front garden today a blackbird said hello, hopping about from tree … Continue reading Ten birds 🐦 spotted

Ostentatious

Ostentatious Definition of Ostentatious Characterised by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress. There are many places that meet this criteria, but you could say the refurbished Manchester Waterside comes close. Firstly they cleaned up the basins, and placed lots of fancy housing around where the dockside warehouses are…whilst that was going on, they built … Continue reading Ostentatious

Lightshow on the water

; In response to the prompt H2O Whilst the morning brings the odd boat sailing up the canal, and the dredger cleaning the bottom Sailboats traverse around Erie and Ontario – as the Dazzling Snowdrop gives tours The sun shines on the surface creating rainbows where it can as local wildlife teach their youngsters the … Continue reading Lightshow on the water

Silent Cargoes

Silent Cargoes By Brian F Kirkham   Sat by the waters edge Awaiting the cargo ship The goods sit and wait   Pallets of goods Await the arrival of the dock – bound ship   Boxes neatly stacked for Destination – Supermarket Tea Coffee Cocoa   Whilst going on a trip Screws, Nails, Nuts, Sprockets, … Continue reading Silent Cargoes