Posts tagged ‘Ceramics’

November 21, 2020

Julie’s plate

by Jem Croucher

Julie’s plate makes for a picture
with oranges waiting there
in the middle of our table
for a feast we’ve yet to share
and as the light was perfect
and the depth of field just right
I thought I’d take a picture
as they made a lovely sight

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November 27, 2017

Hands in Clay

by Alanna


When my hands touch clay

I lose myself

Deep in the soft, smooth sensation of mud

Sliding between my fingers

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July 15, 2016

The Potteries

by Jem Croucher


Back in the day this city
thrived with potteries everywhere
But now the bottle kilns are gone
though the history’s still there

Back in the day the smoke and smog
belched up and filled the sky
But now lie open brownfield sites
more pleasing to the eye

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May 30, 2016

The class of ’81

by Jem Croucher


We all got lost in Loughborough
couldn’t find our way around
But then it has been quite a while
since we all lived in this town
Nothing looked familiar
No landmarks did we see
It really was confusing
(How hard could all this be?)

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