Waiting Canada Geese by Welland Lock, Salford Quays waiting for the warden to arrive eyes fixed on a patch of green and a whole load of swans jumping the dinner queue Signals are clear dinner wont be long now their feathered friends are moving....quickly
#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 →
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 →
A Photo in response to the Photo Challenge Gathering A recent photo of the feathered inhabitants of the waters of Salford Quays, Gtr Manchester in the UK. Taken by the pontoon opposite Welland Lock, near to the watersports centre, where the ducks geese and swans get their regular feed.
Poem that appeared in "Writers Cramp" in 2010, For BASIC The pigeon is skipping down the lane, on a Mission. He's looking for that bit of fish, from the open sardine tin, left by the daytripper at St Francis' Basin. Or the Half Eaten Sandwich, Left in the bins By the Designer at the Outlet... Continue Reading →