Posts tagged ‘Liverpool’

September 23, 2019

Life a friend

by Jem Croucher

I went all the way to Liverpool
and sat in Derby Square
Victoria looked down on me
as I was sitting there
On my iPod rather fittingly
the Beatles played a song
about a girl called Eleanor
to which I hummed along
Appropriate to hear that
near to where the song was penned
fifty something years ago
familiar like a friend

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March 21, 2019

To Liverpool

by Jem Croucher

To Liverpool, a journey
Two hundred seventy miles
But I will see some friends again
I’ve not seen in a while

Just two days, all for business
But between and for good measure
I’ll find a little me time
for relaxing and for pleasure

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March 9, 2018

Liverpool Skyline

by Jem Croucher

Liverpool skyline
Five thirty A.M.
and I’m in a hotel
on my travels again
Radio City at St Johns
lights up the sky
up there just off Lime Street
ever so high

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December 20, 2017

Homeward Bound

by Jem Croucher

As stations go, the Lime Street one
here in Liverpool
is rather nice and will I’m sure
make some people drool
Architects and engineers and
railway history buffs
Will, weak of knee, pontificate
about minutiae stuff

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February 26, 2016

A day with the fab four

by Jem Croucher

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For a moment today I went back in time
and stood with four Liverpool chaps
John, Paul, George and Ringo too
whilst tourists around me took snaps

Later on I met Eleanor Rigby
In a street as she sat all alone
Cast in bronze for all time by Tommy Steele
on a bench not of wood but of stone

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March 19, 2015

Liverpool green

by Jem Croucher

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In the streets the Fab Four made famous
I came on St Patrick’s day
Green and revelry all around
Great views across the way

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