Drips to Remember.
Ryan was born in Cricklewood, at the time Tony Blair was prime minister.
Kevin was Billy's dad
Billy was Colin's dad
Colin was Kyle and Kyle's brother's dad
Kyle was Nick and Samantha's dad ( Their mum was Michelle)
Nick was Carl's dad
Carl was Dave's dad
Part Two of my Whitstable Writings. Based on the true stories of how the French prisoners of war escaped the hulks in the Thames during the Napleonic wars.
“The news fae Moidart come yestreen
Will soon gar mony ferly,
For ships o’war have just come in
And landed Royal Charlie.”
I dreamt of The Digbeth Tripe House
The building seemed to sigh and creek
Beneath the warping Tudor beams
And weary men who stand in line
The frankest of nourishments they seek
Caravaggio kept painting the saint as a naked boy. Then someone came to kill him.
(On a photo of a brooding old lady)
P K Routray
A fading memory holding
a fistful of treasure of
pearls, rubies and diamonds
tinged occasionally with mire and mud
Before he enters battle, a soldier reflects on what is to come.
Original poem that became a song that won the 2008 Billboard Song Contest with Robert and Wendy O"Hearn providing music and vocals
From an observational bias
I watch on as the people try to keep moving forward in their daily life.
Just stop for a minute and live.
I am made of skin and bone.