Posts tagged ‘Cardiff’

November 24, 2018

Gone

by Jem Croucher

When I was last in Cardiff
the old hotel was there
Boarded up and derelict
yet still with life to share

But now it’s been demolished
leaving just an empty space
Its bygone age has left us
with a sadness in its place

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November 23, 2018

Travelling West

by Jem Croucher

It’s dark outside, this early hour
the night is not yet done
Yet I’ve been up for quite some time
For me the morning’s come

Ahead for several hours
a journey beckons me
Travelling down to Cardiff
from Sussex by the sea

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November 3, 2017

To the Sea

by Jem Croucher

Morning over Cardiff
Looking to the sea
Across the city landscape
It’s beckoning to me

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March 24, 2017

Wales

by Jem Croucher

Night falls on the city
as daytime fades away
the cranes are still and silent
just up from Cardiff Bay

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March 23, 2017

Evening Gold

by Jem Croucher

Silhouetted here in contrast
against an azure sky
Like giant insects waiting
cranes in silent protest lie
And glorious behind them
behind the Western hills
The sun sets o’er the city
and everything is still

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March 21, 2017

History lost to time

by Jem Croucher

Walked down the mile of Bute Street
to the pier head in the bay
Trod where the Glamorganshire canal
supplied the port back in the day

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March 20, 2017

Progress

by Jem Croucher

In Cardiff the old Custom House
has seen better days
as it and progress have at
some point parted in their ways

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March 19, 2017

Cardiff

by Jem Croucher

Made my way to Cardiff
on a Sunday afternoon
Six hours on a railway train
views from hotel room
The city streets below me
Welsh and English on the signs
Old and new in contrast
amongst the ancient lines

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April 17, 2015

Overlooking Cardiff

by Jem Croucher

 

Overlooking Cardiff city
Its towers proud and tall
The castle in its grandeur
made me feel fairly small

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