Posts tagged ‘Cardiff’

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

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

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