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023: MANCHESTER REVISITED

For Bill Grundy [1923-1993] and good times at Granada Studios Manchester UK Grey days always remind…See More
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The last cigarette

Posted by Michael Foley on October 17, 2014 at 17:39 1 Comment

That last cigarette

 

 

 

Farewell old friends, as once again, you find yourselves in the bin,

Already I…

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Watchers

Posted by Michael Foley on October 17, 2014 at 17:34 1 Comment

Watchers

The heather covers Brandon hill, in a flaming purple haze,

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023: MANCHESTER REVISITED

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 14. 0 Replies

For Bill Grundy [1923-1993] and good times at Granada Studios Manchester UK Grey days always remind me of Manchester,Salford Docks, kitchen sinks, Archie Street,of Rita Tushingham in Shelagh Delaney’sbitter Taste of Honey, of Albert Finney inAlan…Continue

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022: THE ROAD

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 10. 0 Replies

For Appius Claudius Caecus, he recognized the need for good roads. The water lies beyond the ridge,over the water, the ancient bridge,across the bridge on a tedious road,a weary pilgrim, in twilight, strode. The road went far without a bend,a…Continue

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021: THE RESTLESS IBIS

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 3. 0 Replies

The restless Ibis walkswith delicately precise tread picking its waythrough the green, waiving,whispering  reedsskirting the river of life. The immutable Ibisstands high on an outcrop, surveying the clouds       in aqua blue reflection,everlasting…Continue

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020: VALEDICTION

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Sep 27. 0 Replies

A grey woman appeared, like a hesitant wraith,ingesting pathogens, projectile vomiting smoke,exuding noxious acridity - coughing, hard and dry -through a haze of ‘on special this week’ perfume. She sat at a rain-speckled table of the sidewalk…Continue

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